Navigating MACRA MIPS: 6 Tips to Succeed with MIPS

Navigating MACRA MIPS: 6 Tips to Succeed with MIPS

February 17, 2017 0 Comments

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Navigating MACRA MIPS: 6 Tips to Succeed with MIPS

The key to success in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for 2017 is to just do something! Medicare is making it easy to start transitioning from volume- to value-based care. More participation means greater rewards.

In this webinar we answer your questions on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and Quality Payment Program (MIPS). Thought leaders Mary Givens and Rachel Clemens share practical, actionable tips to help you prepare for MIPS now and receive its benefits in the future. You know the rules. The time is now to take action. The transition may be much easier than you think!

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the key actions to take in 2017 to not only avoid penalties but possibly earn a bonus
  • Discuss which “pick your pace” options to submit data may be best for your organization
  • Identify those quality measures that best showcase the quality of services you provide
  • Summarize ways to operationalize your organization’s quality improvement activities


Mary Givens, Product Manager of Compliance
Mary is dedicated to educating behavioral health providers about the Meaningful Use Program and helping every eligible professional attest and receive their incentive payment. Mary is the Product Manager of Compliance at Qualifacts. Prior to this role she worked for over 20 years as a LPN, Behavior Intervention Specialist, Director of Program Services, Employment Specialist, and as the Executive Director of a nonprofit. Mary has her Masters in Rehabilitation Administration from the University of San Francisco.

Rachel Clemens, System Consultant Manager
Rachel Clemens, MS, manages the System Consultant team at Qualifacts. She works with agencies through their EHR selection process and assists them in thinking about what their EHR needs to be able to do given the current environment of healthcare and payment reform. Prior to this role she worked in Community Mental Health Centers as a therapist, manager, and Director of Clinical Informatics. She has her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Illinois State University.

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