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Archived Events

Jan
21

As expected, CMS has once again made updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2020, streamlining the program to increase participation, decrease reporting burden, and continue the transition to "value-based" care. In this session, Bruce Maki, Altarum Regulatory & Incentive Program Analyst, will review the 2020 QPP rules and updates, share best practice strategies, as well as answer attendee questions to ensure participants know what they need to successfully participate this year, protecting (and hopefully maximizing) those valuable Medicare reimbursement rates.

Dec
11

This session is intended to assist users with setting up their HCQIS Access Roles and Profile (HARP) Account for MIPS data submission to CMS for Program Year 2019. Purdue Healthcare Advisors' Patty Rose will review the process for setting up the account, selecting the appropriate security role for your organization, and connecting the organization(s) needed in order to submit your 2019 QPP data to CMS before the submission deadline of March 31, 2020. In addition, this webinar will address common issues users run into when trying to create their account and provide tips from the field on how to troubleshoot those and when to call the HARP Help Desk. Ample time will be given for Q&A.

Purdue Healthcare Advisors

Nov
13

Year 3 of the Quality Payment Program (MIPS and A-APM) brings with it a host of program updates, changes and complexity. In this session, Bruce Maki, Altarum Regulatory & Incentive Program Analyst, will review the 2019 MIPS rules and updates as well as answer attendee questions to ensure participants know what they need to successfully participate in 2019, protecting (and hopefully increasing) those valuable Medicare reimbursement rates.

Oct
22

Please join the QPP Resource Center® for an "Office Hours" webinar where we will be answering some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding the QPP. Our panelists for this presentation include: Rebecca Cheatham, Quality Improvement Advisor at the Kentucky Regional Extension Center (REC), Kelly Fountain, lead Quality Improvement Advisor and Health Information Technology (IT) Advisor at Kentucky REC; Bruce Maki, Regulatory Analyst and Project Manager for QPP Advisors at Altarum in Michigan, and Sam Ross, Health Informatics Facilitator at the Chicago Health IT REC.

Sep
26

The Cost performance category of MIPS, worth 15% of the Final Score in 2019, isn't well understood but in a few short years will be of equal weight to the Quality category. Join Beth Hickerson from Medical Advantage Group and Bruce Maki from Altarum as they break down the Cost category.