2018 MIPS Changes

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In 2018 we are seeing the next phase of MIPS as its first reporting period comes to a close. There are more than a handful of changes happening but here are some quick points you should pay attention to:   Performance Threshold Increased to 15 Points – In 2018 you will need 15 points or… Continue Reading

MACRA + Physician Compliance in 2017


Article by Michael Nusimow, CEO and co-founder of drchrono in Mountain View, CA Up until now, providers and practice groups have been worrying about Meaningful Use and using their own certified EHR technology to avoid payment penalties, earn incentives, and increase practice efficiency. With the release of the final MACRA rule, physicians now have two… Continue Reading

What’s Next for 2017


With all the changes going in healthcare legislation over the past few years, it is easy to get confused. Some providers have been using their EHR over the past few years to earn incentives and others are preparing to be hit with reimbursement deductions. Now you should be asking, what’s next for 2017? Regardless of when you… Continue Reading

How will MACRA impact 2017?

An Introduction to MACRA MACRA is the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act passed by the U.S. Senate on April 4, 2015. It goes into effect on January 1, 2017 and continues through December 31, 2026, replacing the Sustainable Growth Rate Formula. MACRA will directly impact eligible providers who are medical providers seeing a significant number… Continue Reading

The basics of MACRA/MIPS

What is MACRA? President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) on April 16, 2015. It passed with a 392 to 37 vote in the House of Representatives, and a 92 to 8 vote in the Senate. That bipartisanship indicates the legislative support for MACRA and the significance of the… Continue Reading