Effective Apr. 24, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) renamed the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program to the Promoting Interoperability Program (PIP).
This is a reminder to those providers who have successfully attested at least once by the end of Program Year 2016, they can attest for a total of six years by 2021. This year (2021) will be the last year of participation. Check out this useful link.
In the Merit Incentive Based Payment System (MIPS), you may earn performance-based payment adjustments for the services you provide to Medicare patients. Check out this useful link.
Your Performance Year 2021 eligibility status can be updated throughout the year based on the following: MIPS eligibility updates after Segment 2 of the MIPS Determination Period (available December 2021), QP Determinations (snapshot data generally available July 2021, October 2021, December 2021), and Eligibility to report for MIPS via the APM Performance Pathway (snapshot data generally available July 2021, October 2021, December 2021)
North Carolina’s new, modernized health information exchange, NC HealthConnex, brings added value to health care conversations happening at all levels in the health care industry. It breaks down information silos between health care providers, achieves greater health care outcomes for patients and creates efficiencies in state-funded health care programs such as Medicaid. Many other states have been operating health information exchanges for years and are seeing success in improving patient care.