CMS has unveiled $30 million in grant funding to develop new quality measures for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).READ MORE
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The recent bi-partisan budget package to keep the government funded does much more than simply keep the government open. The legislation makes a number of changes to the Medicare program as well as other health programs.READ MORE
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has developed a framework of best practices for healthcare provider organizations to use to improve the collection of patient demographic information.READ MORE
The total overall spending by patients and payers on healthcare grew at a slower pace in 2016, according to an annual report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT).READ MORE
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission(MedPac), a federal group tasked to advise Congress on Medicare, voted 14-2 earlier this month in favor of recommending Congress eliminate the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).READ MORE