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MIPS 101

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, is one tough cookie. It’s complicated and downright frustrating at times—but it’s something that rehab therapists need to be familiar with. If you’ve been looking for a no-nonsense, easy-to-follow MIPS explainer, then you’ve come to the right place! Just play the video to understand the basics behind this latest government program.

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Common Questions from our Cloudy with a Chance of Reform Webinar

In our first webinar of 2017, WebPT’s co-founder and president, Heidi Jannenga, teamed up with CEO Nancy Ham to discuss the current and future healthcare trends that will impact PTs, OTs, and SLPs. (Missed it? No worries; you can view the complete recording here.) As always, we received quite a few questions during the presentation—way more than we could address live.

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MIPS FAQ for PTs, OTs, and SLPs

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.

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2016 Rehab Therapy Year in Review

We’re about to close the books on 2016, but thought it was important to look back on some industry trends and hot topics that made headlines throughout the year.

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What’s in a WebPT Membership?

Yup, a WebPT Membership is pretty darn fantastic—just ask this PT clinic or this PT, OT, and sports medicine practice. Because even with a basic membership, you score a whole host of truly web-based, therapy-specific tools and resources that are anything but basic. In fact, they’ll help you be better in business. Here’s just a handful:

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Breaking News: 2017 MACRA Final Rule Hits

After months of heated debate and public commentary—much of it coming from physicians who felt they needed more time to prepare themselves to participate in a brand-new quality reporting program—the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) on Friday released its final rule on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

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