The Trump administration is currently reviewing potential 2018 updates to MACRA that would especially ease the burden the new legislation puts on small physician practices, according to a report this week in The Hill.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requesting healthcare industry stakeholders to propose new measures under the Advancing Care Information (ACI) Performance Category for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2019.
The Chicago-based Allscripts has attested that, through a partnership with Drummond Group LLC, it has developed a solution that is certified to enable clinicians to meet the requirements of the meaningful use program as well as the Quality Payment Program.
To address gaps in its adult vaccination rates, The Iowa Clinic initiated an analytics-driven collaborative project to increase immunization rates, with a specific focus on pneumococcal pneumonia and influenza immunizations.
While telehealth and remote patient monitoring can provide benefits for patients who cannot easily travel long distances for care, the most significant barriers still are payment and coverage restrictions, according to a new report from the GAO.
Most healthcare professionals do not believe that the ACA will be repealed anymore, but plenty of policy and health IT-related challenges exist in healthcare sub-sectors as industry leaders wait for more direction from the Trump administration.
Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) has announced a partnership with KaMMCO Health Solutions (KHS) in which the organizations will establish a statewide, physician-led health information exchange.
Donald Rucker, M.D., a former Siemens Healthcare executive, will lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), according to numerous media reports.
According to a new issue brief from Caravan Health, participating in a Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organization (ACO) could potentially help physicians earn up to a 25 percent positive Medicare payment adjustment in 2018 under the Medicare...