2017 MIPS Quality Measures for use in LTPAC Medicine

This article is our annual overview of CMS approved Individual Quality Measures (QM) for use by medical groups practicing in Nursing Facilities, Homecare, Assisted Living, and related places of service. It includes an exhaustive list of all measures based on CPT® codes – which are the only link to build a crosswalk to LTPAC settings. … Click to continue reading

2016 PQRS Measures for use in LTPAC Medicine, Part 1

The article below is Rod Baird’s 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 list of all measures based on CPT® codes – which are the only link to build a crosswalk to LTPAC settings. … Click to continue reading

Proposal to revise Dementia Measures Group

Proposal to revise Dementia Measures Group – Likely effective for performance year 2017 The American Academy of Neurology and the American Psychiatric Association are the developers of the Dementia Measures Group for PQRS reporting. They are proposing a major update to the Measures Group – replacing 3 and updating the other 6. We assume that … Click to continue reading