We compiled an FAQ that answers rehab therapists’ most pressing questions about MIPS and the 2019 final rule.
In 2019, some physical, occupational, and speech therapists will be required to participate in Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)—a mash-up of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Meaningful Use (MU), and Value-based Modifier (VM) programs.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published its 2019 final rule. Clocking in at just over 2,300 pages, the final rule isn’t exactly a light read—especially because the legal lingo can be harder to interpret than Shakespearean verse. Luckily, we have the script—with all its twists and turns—decoded and ready for you to review.
We received more than 600 questions during our Medicare open forum webinar. Here are the most common ones, along with answers.
Improving patient outcomes doesn’t happen overnight. In fact, you’ll need to up-skill your staff to improve healthcare delivery.
Unless you’ve been intentionally avoiding all discussions of healthcare changes for 2017, you’ve probably heard at least mention of CMS’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which consolidates aspects of the Meaningful Use (MU), Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM) programs.
If you have a physical therapy software that’s going out of business or is unreliable, then you face several problems as many regulatory changes hit.