Tag Archives: 2019

BREAKING: CMS Publishes CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule/QPP Final Rule

Late in the afternoon on Thursday, Nov. 1, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that provides updates to the Physician Fee Schedule and calendar-year 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP), which encapsulates the Medicare Incentive-based Payment Program (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Models In the proposed rule, which was released… Read More »

ONC finds most hospitals plan to use upgraded EHR tech in 2019

The vast majority of acute care hospitals has upgraded or plan to upgrade to the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria. The Office of the National Coordinator for HIT has released results of an analysis of 2017 data from the American Hospital Association’s IT Supplement Survey showing that 93 percent of non-federal acute care hospitals… Read More »