HHS Awards Millions to Support Primary Care

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced yesterday that the department would be providing over $240 million in funding to encourage the expansion of the primary care workforce. In a press release yesterday from the HHS, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Acting Administrator Jim Macrae said, “These … Read more

Improving Quality Measures for MACRA Reporting

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) recently announced that it has extended the submission deadline for 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Electronic Health Record (EHR). The new deadline is March 31, 2017 for eligible professionals, PQRS group practices, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs), and qualified EHR data submission vendors to report their … Read more