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April 1, 2022
The Society joined the American Medical Association and other national medical specialty societies in asking the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) to reopen the reporting period for at least 60 days to applicable Provider Relief...
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March 25, 2022
The deadline to register and attest for the calendar year (CY) 2021 electronic health record (EHR) reporting year for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program is this Thursday, March 31, at...
Policy Snapshot
March 25, 2022
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released a report that looked into the use of telehealth in both Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, from March 2020 to February 2021. The...
Policy Snapshot
March 17, 2022
Accountable Care Organizations: Visit the Application Types & Timeline webpage to learn about participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program that starts January 1. Key dates: June 1-7: Submit Notice of Intent to Apply (NOIA) —You must...
Policy Snapshot
March 17, 2022
The data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)-eligible clinicians who participated in the 2021 performance year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is open. Data can be submitted and updated until 8:00 PM ET on March 31...
Policy Snapshot
March 17, 2022
CMS continues to offer flexibilities to provide relief to clinicians responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). CMS applied the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (EUC)...
Policy Snapshot
March 4, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to offer flexibilities to provide relief to clinicians responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). CMS applied the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) automatic...
Policy Snapshot
March 4, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added new Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information for doctors, clinicians, groups, and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to the Doctors and Clinicians section of Medicare Care...
Policy Snapshot
February 25, 2022
As part of its renewed vision and strategy for driving health system transformation (PDF) , the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center) is releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) for the Accountable Care Organization (...
Policy Snapshot
February 18, 2022
On February 11, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients when all of these apply: They have a positive...