MIPS Reporting 2017

By | February 14th, 2017|Healthcare|

On October 14, 2016 CMS released the final rule for MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs). Collectively, these programs are part of what CMS now calls the Quality Payment Program or QPP. The first reporting year under MIPS is 2017 with penalties being applied in 2019. MIPS merges [...]

Join Covisint, OCR and PwC for a Webinar on Healthcare Data Security

By | December 15th, 2014|Healthcare|

Across the nation, enterprises are rapidly migrating their data and IT operations to the cloud and mobile devices. The healthcare industry has been slower than other industries to join the digital revolution, but make no mistake — healthcare is moving to the cloud and there’s no turning back.New technologies are upending traditional care models and [...]

Daunted by the PQRS? We’ve Got Good News

By | October 24th, 2014|Healthcare|

We’ve talked about the Physicians Quality Reporting System (PQRS) a few times recently on this blog, and with good reason – the data collection period for the PQRS is in full swing, meaning that clinicians and providers have until February 28th to submit patient healthcare information through Covisint to avoid fiscal penalties. But here at [...]

Health IT: The Case for Interoperability

By | September 15th, 2014|Healthcare|

The 9th annual National Health IT Week kicks off today, and never has there been a more important time to examine the value of health information technology and interoperability. Healthcare in America is at a critical turning point, creating unprecedented amounts of both angst and opportunity. As health IT reaches an inflection point between legacy [...]

PQRS is Coming … Who you Gonna Call?

By | July 28th, 2014|Healthcare|

With the data collection period underway for the Physicians Quality Reporting System (PQRS), clinicians and providers must document and report patient healthcare information to avoid fiscal penalties. Preparation is key to ensuring this process goes smoothly – and with Covisint’s 2014 Registry now open, there is no time like the present. When it comes to [...]

Avoid the March 8th PQRS Penalty Box … it’s not too late!

By | February 25th, 2014|Healthcare|

While it’s too late to save the U.S. Olympic hockey team, it’s not too late to save yourself from the PQRS “Penalty Box.” Physicians and medical providers have until March 8, 2014 to file the required patient quality data or risk being penalized a costly 1.5 percent of their 2015 Medicare Part B FFS reimbursements. [...]

The Pulse on HIMSS 2014

By | February 19th, 2014|Covisint Corporation, Healthcare|

One thing for certain, there has never been a more interesting time to be in healthcare. From the ACA to PQRS, new regulations and technological advancements are transforming the way that everyone from patients to physicians to payers interact within the healthcare system. And nowhere do all these worlds collide more than at the annual [...]