The MACRA Memo eNewsletter

The latest information on payment reform and how to navigate in the world of MACRA.

  • November 24 – MACRA Memo 
    • Deadline extended for APM Incentive Payments
    • CMS hosts MIPS Value Pathway town hall
    • Documentation requirements for MIPS 404
  • November 10 – MACRA Memo 
    • 84% of MIPS participants to receive small, positive adjustment in 2021
    • Update billing info by Friday for APM Incentive payments
    • Virtual Group election period ends Dec. 31
  • October 27 – MACRA Memo 
    • QPP participation: 2nd snapshot of MIPS APM data
    • Update billing info for APM payment
    • November Office Hours
  • October 13 – MACRA Memo 
    • Virtual Group election period open
    • QPP Hardship Exception applications available
    • APM Incentive Payment details
  • September 28 – MACRA Memo 
    • APM Incentive Payment details
    • QPP data validation and audits complete for 2017 and 2018
    • Resources available at QPP Resource Library
  • September 15 – MACRA Memo 
    • 2019 targeted review deadline: Oct. 5
    • Submit comments on 2021 QPP proposed rule
    • Visit AQI virtually at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020
  • August 25 – MACRA Memo 
    • ASA podcast focuses on quality improvement
    • New: Intraoperative Hypotension quality measure
    • Receive 2020 IA credit for COVID work
  • August 11 – MACRA Memo 
    • CMS releases 2021 Proposed Rule
    • 2019 MIPS scores available; review period open
    • Physician Compare preview period open
  • July 28 – MACRA Memo 
    • QPP Participation Status Tool: 2020 MIPS APM data
    • New Internal Improvement Measure: Intraoperative Hypotension measure
    • Quality article in ASA Monitor
  • July 14 – MACRA Memo 
    • CMS releases 2018 QPP Experience Report
    • Physician Compare Preview Period Open
    • CMS announces flexibility for clinicians in 2020 QPP
  • June 23 – MACRA Memo 
    • Receive 2020 IA credit for COVID-19 work
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 QPP info
    • COVID-19 resources
  • June 9 – MACRA Memo 
    • Recommended Improvement Activities
    • Requirements for 2020 MIPS reporting
    • Take advantage of AQI's Virtual Office Hours
  • May 19 – MACRA Memo 
    • Check 2020 MIPS eligibility
    • AQI publishes 2020 QCDR measure specifications
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 Quality Payment Program info
  • May 5 – MACRA Memo 
    • AQI offers COVID-19 improvement activity
    • QPP tool includes 4th snapshot of APM data
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 MIPS FAQs
  • April 21 – MACRA Memo 
    • Requirements for 2020 MIPS reporting
    • Register for 2020 NACOR quality reporting
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 MIPS FAQs
  • April 7 – MACRA Memo 
    • Check 2020 facility-based status
    • 2020 MIPS data submitted; preliminary scores available
    • Register for 2020 NACOR quality reporting
  • March 10 – MACRA Memo 
    • AQI publishes 2020 QCDR measure specifications
    • Register for 2020 NACOR quality reporting
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 Quality Payment Program info
  • February 25 – MACRA Memo 
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 Quality Payment Program info
    • Check 2020 MIPS eligibility
    • Register for 2020 NACOR quality reporting
  • February 11 – MACRA Memo 
    • Visit ASA website for 2020 MIPS updates
    • Check 2020 MIPS eligibility
    • Take advantage of AQI's Virtual Office Hours
  • January 28 – MACRA Memo 
    • Missed PRACTICE MANAGEMENT? Don't miss the content
    • Check 2020 MIPS eligibility
    • Take advantage of AQI's Virtual Office Hours
  • January 14 – MACRA Memo 
    • AQI publishes 2020 QCDR measure specs
    • CMS releases 2018 Quality Payment data
    • CMS offers 2020 MIPS overview webinar

 

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