The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides claims reimbursement to health care providers generally at Medicare rates for testing uninsured individuals for COVID-19, treating uninsured individuals with a COVID-19 diagnosis, and administering COVID-19 vaccines to uninsured individuals.
On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Final Rule for the 2022 MIPS program. These rules detail the requirements for this MIPS reporting period, which started on Jan. 1, 2022, and align with CMS’ overarching MIPS program goals to incent the use of technology and encourage clinicians to focus on areas that improve quality and reduce cost.
Written by Sarah Reiter, SVP Strategic Partnerships, Health eFilings Given the way the MIPS program has evolved, all healthcare practices regardless of size or specialty must evolve their approach to MIPS reporting to assure their success with the program. However, most clinicians do not understand, or don’t have awareness of, the different reporting methods available …