To meet the 2017 reporting deadline, physicians must report on at least one patient and one measure by Dec. 31 and submit to Medicare no later than Feb. 28 to avoid a payment penalty in 2019.
Physician advocacy regarding the time and administrative burden of the Quality Payment Program is having an impact.
Processing prior-authorization requests is among a medical practice’s top administrative burdens, but steps are being taken to reduce the problem.
The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems and other quality assessments should account for social-risk factors.
Physicians called for simplicity, flexibility, stability in Medicare QPP and it appears CMS is listening. But it's not all thumbs up in the final rule.