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CMS update: Get MIPS credit for Clinical Trials of COVID-19

CMS update: Get MIPS credit for Clinical Trials of COVID-19

The CMS is encouraging clinicians who are participating in the Quality Payment Program (QPP), such as Physicians, Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and others, to who are contributing to scientific research and evidence to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. CMS will reward with credit in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). A performance -based track of QPP that […]

How CMS Will Protect Medicaid Provider Payments?

CMS’s Existing Initiatives Protect Medicaid In 2014, CMS revised the Medicaid Provider Reassignment Regulation to provide for a new exception to the direct payment requirement for certain providers, which primarily include independent in-home personal care workers. This new regulatory exception authorized a state to make Medicaid payments to third parties on behalf of certain providers. […]

CMS’s New Compliance Review Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of National Standards, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), have launched the Compliance Review Program. All HIPAA-covered health plans and other entities must comply with Administrative Simplification rules in order to reap the benefits of standardized transactions and reduced administrative costs. […]