Preparing for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) means preparing for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs), two new programs designed to increase the percentage of Medicare reimbursement. In order to optimize performance under MACRA, HIM professionals need to understand not only the payment programs but also the various quality measures and programs that influence them. This includes the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value-based Modifier (VBM) program and the e-Clinical Quality Measures from the Meaningful Use of EHR program. Data submitted through these programs, and also involvement in practice improvement activities, will be used to determine the Composite Performance Score. Since the Composite Performance Score will be based on existing programs, practices are advised to make every effort to optimize their performance under the PQRS, VBM and MU programs. This webinar reviews the MIPS and APM programs. It provides guidance on how to optimize reporting under the MIPS and, alternatively, the potential risks and benefits of enrolling in an APM. The audience will learn about Composite Performance Scores and how these may impact a practice under the MACRA program. As a result of the webinar, attendees can engage practice improvement activities that deliver favorable performance under MACRA.
Who Should Attend
Healthcare Data Analyst, Healthcare Informatics Professionals, HIM Director, Healthcare Business Analyst, Revenue Cycle Director
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