ACG Guidance: Practical Tips for Reporting MIPS Data

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, Legislative and Public Policy Council As ACG has previously reported, CMS has opened the “Quality Payment Program” website to submit your 2017 MIPS reporting data.  ACG members can click here to begin ...

Dr. Glenn Eisen Now Leads GIQuIC National Endoscopy Quality Registry

Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FACG, FASGE Over Four Million Colonoscopies in Data Set Available for Research Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FACG, FASGE, is now the President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the GI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC), ...

CMS Provides Guidance on PQRS Feedback Reports and the PQRS Informal Review Process for 2015 Results: What ACG members need to know

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Each year, physicians and group practices receive “PQRS feedback reports” detailing whether they satisfactorily participated in PQRS, or whether they are subject to the future payment ...

GIQuIC: the Bridge Between Public Policy and Practice Management

This week, GIQuIC announced that the registry database has surpassed 3 million colonoscopies.  The growth in procedures has been driven by a surge in the growth of the number of practices and physicians involved in this quality improvement ...

GIQuIC News: QCDR Again in 2016, 3 Million Colonoscopies Milestone

The GIQuIC Registry has again been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for individual Eligible Provider (EP) reporting to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for the 2016 reporting year. The QCDR reporting mechanism ...

Making $ense of MACRA

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs CMS….SGR… MACRA… MIPS… APMs… QCDRs… ACOs… Why does Washington D.C. love acronyms and complicated payment systems?  What the heck is going on here? ACG Hopes to Keep This ...