Weighting changes will be implemented for the 2019 calendar year. Important changes for the 2019 calendar year in healthcare include Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) category weighting changes. The quality category will decrease in importance, with a shift of 5 percent, going from 50 to 45 percent of the overall…
 Questions still linger regarding specifics of implementation. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has unveiled a new Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) “Scorecard,” described by the federal agency as “a central component of the Administration’s commitment to modernize the Medicaid and CHIP program through greater transparency…