Your Accountable Health Journey in the Quality Payment Program

Speaker

Lisa Gall, BSN, PHN, LHIT-HP
Program Manager, Stratis Health, Bloomington MN

Candy Hanson, BSN, PHN, LHIT-HP
Program Manager, Stratis Health

Session Details

Date and time: Wednesday, April 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Learning track: Value Based Care
Learning level: Beginning

Session Description

The journey toward accountable health has begun: In 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Quality Payment Program started its transition year. The session will provide details on how the Merit Based Incentive Program (MIPS) is setting the stage for improving health outcomes and patient experiences as organizations select their "Pick Your Pace" option for participating in the Quality Payment Program.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how components are scored in MIPs and how a positive payment adjustment for 2019 can be earned.
  • Differentiate the "Pick Your Pace" options for participation in the 2017 transition year.
  • Implement strategies to begin setting the stage for improving health outcomes and patient experiences in the Quality Payment Program.