Quality and Safety eNews December 2018

News Issue

Volunteers Needed: Help Us Test New Quality Measures

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Joint Commission Updates on Fluoroscopy

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ACR Debuts New CDS Registry

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Key Takeaways for 2019 Quality Payment Program

On November 1, 2018, CMS issued the Calendar Year 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule for the third transition year for physicians to begin participation in either the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

The third transition year increases the potential MIPS payment adjustments to +/- 7% for payment year 2021. These policies become effective on January 1, 2019.

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10th ACR Annual Conference on Quality and Safety

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Next-Generation Lung Cancer Screening

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LCS Q&A With Debra S. Dyer, MD, FACR

In this Physician Spotlight, we talk with Debra S. Dyer, MD, FACR, Chair of the Department of Radiology at National Jewish Health in Denver, CO, about how lung cancer screening is evolving, how her lung cancer screening (LCS) program has taken root and three actionable steps that radiologists can take to become LCS champions in their own organizations.
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