Virtual groups can be created with the “combination of two or more Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TINs) assigned to one or more solo practitioners, or to one or more groups consisting of 10 or fewer clinicians.”  Virtual groups can help clinicians who are struggling with MIPS because it will allow practices to aggregate data together to report successfully on performance measures. When choosing practices to join together, it is important that each practice is reliable partner as you will be locked in with these participants for an entire year. 

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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).