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3 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Data Abstraction

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Nov 14, 2018 8:59:00 AM

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One of the aims of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was to alleviate pain healthcare providers experience as a result of quality measures reporting requirements. Although MACRA was designed to streamline performance reporting by consolidating programs – including the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value Modifier Program, and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program – compliance with MACRA’s quality reporting requirements is still, as expected, a challenge for clinicians and providers across the industry. Therefore, outsourcing quality measures abstraction remains a good option for healthcare providers because it allows for better use of internal resources to do what healthcare professionals do best: Take care of patients.

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Healthcare News: Mandatory Oncology Payment Model; PCPs and Their PCs; CVS/Aetna Deal

Posted by Jodie Jackson, Jr. on Nov 9, 2018 1:25:35 PM

Weekly roundup of the latest healthcare news and blogs | Healthcare News | Primaris

In case you missed these, Quality Today scoured the healthcare news landscape and blogosphere - and now podcasts - to present you with a weekly roundup of important news and information.

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