Tagged with VBM Value Based Modifier

CMS Provides MIPS Reporting Relief and Extension

CMS is issuing an extension to the 2019 data submission deadline through April 30, 2020. Specifically, the agency is granting exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare quality reporting programs with respect to upcoming measure reporting and data submission.

CMS Announces Plans to Change Prior Authorization Rules

CMS Administrator, Seema Verma, on February 11, announced the agency’s intent to reform prior authorization regulations later this year. According to Verma, the changes “will reduce administrative waste, increase patient safety and free physicians to spend time caring for their patients.”

2018 eCQM Value Set Addendum for EPs, ECs Released

CMS has released an addendum to the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) annual update specifications originally published in May 2017. This addendum updates eCQM value sets for the 2018 performance period for Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Clinicians (ECs).

NY – Department of Health Launches Value Based Payment Learning Resources

The New York Department of Health has launched an on-line learning program: VBP University as an educational resource designed to raise awareness, knowledge and expertise in the move to Value Based Payment (VBP). The program combines informational videos and supplemental materials that look at the state’s VBP Roadmap and its requirements for addressing social determinants of health (SDH).