2018 MIPS Quality Measures for use in LTPAC Medicine

For 2018, Quality Measures count towards 50% of the MIPS Score.  If reporting Quality is part of your MIPS strategy, this article is for you. It’s our annual overview of CMS-approved Individual Quality Measures for use by medical groups practicing in Nursing Facilities, Homecare, Assisted Living, and related places of service.  It includes an exhaustive … Click to continue reading

More Evidence That Serving Low-Income Frail Elderly Is Bad Business

More Evidence That Serving Low-Income Frail Elderly Is Bad Business. Congress, and the CMS, have near-universal authority to manage Medicare.  The ACA, MACRA/MIPS, and the IMPACT Act, are all intended to improve access, quality, and affordability of care for Medicare Beneficiaries.  The frail, low wealth, elderly constitute the majority of Medicare’s most costly participants. We … Click to continue reading