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CMS Draft Specifications for 2019 QPP and IPPS Final Rule
September 4, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDTFree
Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. Dan and Larry examine the recent draft specifications for both the CMS’ 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the 2019 IPPS Final Rule, providing a high-level look at both pieces of legislation, how they interrelate, and what providers and healthcare organizations need to know. Highlights include changes to MIPS eligibility, new provider types who must now report to MIPS, changes to virtual groups and other categories and specifications. And on the IPPS side, they discuss details on the new opioid e-prescribing measures, impact to both Medicare and Medicaid hospitals, how they may impact clinicians, and the Top 5 things that providers and healthcare organizations should be doing now.