By Elizabeth W. Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC
Learning the Best Ways to Earn
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has made many doctors frustrated and others confused.
The program does have complexities: For example, you could earn a different number of points depending whether you've submitted your data via an electronic health record (EHR) or whether they are extracted through your claims. Or as another example, different quality measures that you report may not be able to be reported the same way. And to top that off, it's possible that even if you choose the way you want to report, your office system doesn't have the functionality.
Those are some of the issues that physicians are wrestling with. Let's take a look at these issues and gain a better understanding of what you need to do.
Click here to learn how to make the best of MIPS.