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September 2014

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  • FMQAI and HSAG Are Number One And One And The Same!

    Monday, September 29, 2014
    For the first time in Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program history, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is restructuring the program to create a new approach in working with providers, families, and caregivers to improve care for beneficiaries. The program had been...

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  • 2016 Value-Based Payment Modifier Downward Payment Adjustment Avoidance Action for Groups with 10 or More Eligible Professionals

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued a notification to physicians in groups with 10 or more eligible professionals (EPs) on how to avoid the automatic calendar year 2016 value-based payment modifier downward payment adjustment.

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  • CMS Awards HSAG the U.S. Virgin Islands as Part of HSAG’s Medicare QIN-QIO Contract, Adding to Arizona, California, Florida, and Ohio

    Friday, September 5, 2014
    PHOENIX—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has awarded Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. (HSAG), the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of HSAG's Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract.

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