Navigating Cancer’s Official Comments on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

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To:        Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Date:    November 17th, 2015 Re:     Comments on the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative Payment Models
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Meaningful Use, One Step Closer to Finalization

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The rules for Stage 3 meaningful use, and the potential modifications to Stage 2, moved one step closer to finalization last week when The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) handed them off to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on September 3rd. One significant change in this final rule would be the reduction of the 2015 reporting … Read More

APIs and Stage 3 Meaningful Use: What Does it Mean for Patient Engagement Platforms of the Future?

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed guidelines for Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) and there are some exciting implications for how patients will one day be able to access their electronic health records.  Namely, the guidelines call for more flexibility in this regard, and introduce the notion of an Application-Program Interface (API). What does this … Read More