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MACRA Monday: Try this measure


 

 

If you haven’t started reporting quality data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there’s still time to avoid a 4% cut to your Medicare payments.

Under the Pick Your Pace approach being offered this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services allows clinicians to test the system by reporting on one quality measure for one patient through paper-based claims. Be sure to append a Quality Data Code (QDC) to the claim form for care provided up to Dec. 31, 2017, in order to avoid a penalty in payment year 2019.

Consider this measure:

Measure #112: Breast Cancer Screening

This measure is aimed at capturing the percentage of women 50-74 years old who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.

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