FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 11, 2018
Contact: Dr. Scott Munsterman, CEO, Best Practices Academy (605) 691-9930, 877-788-2883
CMS APPROVES BEST PRACTICES ACADEMY’S QUALIFIED CLINICAL DATA REGISTRY
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved the Best Practices Academy (BPA) qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) for reporting the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2018. Best Practices Academy in collaboration with its strategic technology partner iPatientCare is excited to announce this opportunity for eligible clinicians to report their clinical performance measures to Medicare.
Best Practices Academy, an NCQA Recognition Program Partner in Quality (PIQ) and a Bronze level ONC training partner, developed in 2011as a clinical improvement program. Since the inception of the Affordable Care Act, Best Practices Academy has been providing a robust delivery of clinical training and improvement programs to the practice. Dr. Scott Munsterman, CEO of Best Practices Academy, believes this is a milestone for health care delivery and states,” the quality of patient care and the knowledge we gain from our physician partners who participate in the BPA QCDR will greatly enhance the quality of care they can provide. In addition, we will learn how providers may serve in their rightful role in care delivery within a meaningful framework of collaboration. We are excited to bring such a robust product to market with our partner iPatientCare.”
iPatientCare, Inc. is one of the top ten most respected healthcare IT organizations nationally for its cloud-based unified product suite that includes Electronic Health/Medical Record and integrated Practice Management/Billing System, Patient Portal/PHR, Health Information Exchange (HIE), and mobile point-of-care solutions for ambulatory and acute/sub-acute market segments. iPatientCare has also been a PQRS Qualified Registry since 2014.
“iPatientCare is an industry leader and has been offering healthcare IT solutions since 1994. We continue to enhance, upgrade and augment our solutions to meet the needs of the healthcare community, while increasing the quality of care and patient safety. It is iPatientCare’s mission to help healthcare providers reduce costs and improve outcomes by delivering technology solutions that lend to population health management, data analytics, and revenue cycle enhancements. We’ve always been helping our clients to analyze, collect and report data pertaining to the quality of care and are pleased to provide them an additional option of QCDR in association with our strategic partner Best Practices Academy,” said Udayan Mandavia, CEO of iPatientCare, Inc.
The approved registry includes all the performance categories, all of the ACI and Improvement activity measures and 30 quality measures. Providers may register to report these categories at the BPA QCDR website: https://bestpracticesacademy.com/qcdr/. The BPA QCDR was developed to assist eligible clinicians to successfully report performance measures for Medicare for the opportunity to receive incentive payments based upon performance.
About Best Practices Academy
Best Practices Academy™, a healthcare services organization, provides focused leadership in the health care delivery system to improve clinical expertise and enhance practice efficiency. The Academy serves through a wide range of collaboration and shared knowledge with accountable care organizations, medical and chiropractic professional communities and independent practices and health systems.
About iPatientCare, Inc.
iPatientCare, Inc. is a privately held medical informatics company based at Woodbridge, New Jersey. It is known as a pioneer and one of the top ten most respected healthcare IT organizations nationally for its Cloud-based EHR and unified products suite.