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Did you know there is still time to earn incentives?
If you have previously participated in the MDHHS Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program (formerly known as the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program or Meaningful Use), you may qualify for incentives for the 2019 Program Year.

 

The State of Michigan has extended the attestation deadline for the 2018 Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program Year to April 2, 2019 at 11:59pm. This change better aligns the Medicaid PI Program and Quality Payment Program submission period end dates, simplifying requirements for

 

On October 1, 2017, the State of Michigan unveiled its new Statewide Integrated Governmental Management Applications (SIGMA) system which is part of Governor Snyder’s vision to improve and streamline functions within state government. SIGMA provides an improved accounting system, a fully

 

The State of Michigan’s EHR Incentive Program is in the midst of adopting and implementing a new process which makes it mandatory for program participants beyond their first year of achieving Meaningful Use to electronically submit their Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) for a 2017 program year

 

Apply Now Until December 31 to Form a Virtual Group for MIPS in 2018

Solo practitioners and groups can choose to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as a virtual group for the 2018 performance period. To form a virtual group for 2018, solo practitioners and

 

The 2016 program year is the LAST CHANCE for Eligible Professional (EPs) to enroll in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. While already enrolled EPs can attest in subsequent years, EPs cannot attest for the first time after the close of the 2016 “attestation tail period”. All providers still

 

On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the updated payment rates and policy changes in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System for calendar year (CY) 2017. This final rule with comment

 
By Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS

As the baby boom generation ages, 10,000 people enter the Medicare program each day. Facing that demand, it is essential that Medicare continues to support physicians in delivering high-quality patient care. This includes increasing its focus on

 

On April 27, CMS released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Supported by a bipartisan majority and stakeholders, such as patient and medical associations, the MACRA legislation ended more than a decade of last-minute

 

CMS has launched important changes to the Medicare EHR Incentive Program hardship exception process that will reduce burden on clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs). These changes are a result of recent Medicare legislation – the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act (