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MIPS Blog posts

July 23, 2021
by Simon Hughes

MIPS Overview & How to Avoid the 9% Payment Adjustment:

What is the Merit-based Incentive Payment System? The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is one way to participate in the Quality Payment Program. Under MIPS, CMS evaluates your performance across multiple categories that lead to improved quality and value in the healthcare system. The performance threshold for 2021 is 60 points, which means: A MIPS […]

August 16, 2017
by Simon Hughes

MSOC Health Comments on Proposals for 2018 MIPS Program

Submitted to CMS August 2017 We appreciate the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed rule for the second transition year under the MACRA legislation. We provide practice management consulting services to small and mid-sized independent practices. For the past several years, we have assisted dozens of practices with Meaningful Use, PQRS, Value-Based Modifiers, and […]

August 17, 2016
by Simon Hughes

MSOC offers healthcare practice management webinars to move you toward compliance

The MIPS program combines parts of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value Modifier (VM or Value-Based Payment Modifier), and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive program into one single program. In the near future, providers will be measured on quality, resource use, clinical practice improvement, and meaningful use of certified EHR technology. How this is all going to work […]