Monthly Observance: American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and an excellent opportunity to explore ways in which your MIPS participation can overlap with improving your patients’ heart health.

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease. There are a broad range of activities and interventions that can improve heart health. MIPS includes a number of Quality Measures focused on promoting cardiac health.

Heart Health Measures

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Healthcentric Advisors
As the New England Quality Payment Program Support Center, Healthcentric Advisors assists New England-based physician and other eligible clinical practices to prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).