quality measures

Everything doctors need to know about CPC+ changes in 2018For 2018, there are changes to the requirements of CPC+. I will focus on the CPC+ electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).
Evolving your practice to meet quality-based reimbursementThere's no one-size-fit all solution, but there are common strategies practices can take to adapt to value-based programs.
Physicians struggle to manage quality measuresRead on to find out how physicians have been battling quality measures this year.
Five ways to increase physician engagementOne expert says incentive programs to motivate physicians miss the mark. Here’s what he recommends instead.
Top strategy plans, providers can use to motivate member behavior changesAs the healthcare system shifts from a focus on employee-based plans to consumer-based plans, insurers have to find new ways to engage and motivate members.
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawed
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawedThis problem represents yet one more example of CMS’ ill-advised attempts to dictate what transpires in the course of the doctor-patient encounter.
Physicians should partner with pharmacists to battle quality metricsFrom identifying alternative prescriptions covered at a lower cost by a patient’s plan to serving as an educator on disease management, pharmacists can play a huge role in aiding patient care.
How EHR capabilities will affect Medicare quality payRegulators are providing flexibility when it comes to system upgrades, but functionality questions remain
Tips for improving physician-pharmacist relationsMedicare payment reform offers added incentives for making pharmacists part of a patient’s care delivery team.
What do patients value in healthcare?National surveys from Public Agenda, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examine public perceptions of quality in diabetes care, joint replacement and maternity care.