With the gutting of the bonus payments originally possible in MIPS, the small upwards fee adjustments available under MIPS can’t adjust for this, and the cost of complying with the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is exacerbating the problem.
Because if you become subject to MIPS the following year, you can get extra points for having improved in a category where your performance was not so great.
There’s a lot of back and forth about the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and it’s hard to decide whether it’s good news or bad news.
Re-posted with permission from Today’s Wound Clinic.
HBOT utilization is down 50% across the USA. Here are 10 reasons why… and why it’s going to decrease further.
It’s the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), and the ship is headed to the undiscovered planet of Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs). That’s the destination which is not being discussed in wound care – but the ship is headed THERE.
Do I think that Congress will get rid of MIPS? I don’t know. There was a lot more pressure to get rid of the Affordable Care Act and that didn’t go as planned, so I doubt it. But if they want to improve it, especially the quality part of it, I have workable ideas.