December 31st, 2017 was the last day to collect data for Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program. The next key date is March 31, 2018 as this date marks the last day to submit data to Medicare. Of course, the next logical question is: what to report.

Let’s simply cover the MIPS track as trying to explain MIPS and APMS may be too much for this setting. Under MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) there are four categories (categories):

  • Quality
  • Advancing Care Information
  • Improvement Activities
  • Cost

Quality. Quality is a key category as the same counts for as…

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Written by: Dr. Jose I. Delgado, CEO/Founder of Taino Consultants, Inc.