TODAY! The Doctors and Clinicians Preview Period for CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information, closes at 5pm-PST

This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • TODAY! The Doctors and Clinicians Preview Period for CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information, closes at 5pm-PST. Medicare News/CMS News
  • The Medical Board of California is reminding prescribers of the upcoming e-prescribing requirements established by Assembly Bill (AB) 2789 (Wood, 2018). California News
  • A final report on strategies to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors has been delivered to Congress by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National News
  • Patient advocates are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the upcoming ASCO GI Cancers Symposium. Affiliate Association News/ASCO News

 

TODAY! The Doctors and Clinicians Preview Period for CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information, closes on December 14, 2021 at 5pm Pacific. This period provides an opportunity for doctors and clinicians to review their 2020 Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information before it is publicly reported on clinician and group profile pages on Medicare Care Compare and in the Provider Data Catalog. To read more click here and go to Medicare News/CMS News.

The Medical Board of California is reminding prescribers of the upcoming e-prescribing requirements established by Assembly Bill (AB) 2789 (Wood, 2018). Beginning January 1, 2022, most prescriptions (including but not limited to prescriptions for controlled substances) issued by a licensed healthcare practitioner to a California pharmacy must be submitted electronically. To read more click here and go to California News.

A final report on strategies to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors has been delivered to Congress by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in consultation with the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Required by the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, the report was made available for public review and comment and review by the National Academy of Medicine. To read more click here and go to National News.

Patient advocates are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the upcoming ASCO GI Cancers Symposium in person, taking place January 20-22 at Moscone West, in San Francisco, California. The application period is now open and will close THIS Friday, December 10, at 2pm Pacific. To read more click here and go to Affiliate Association News/ASCO News.

To read the complete California Oncology Association News, click on the link below.

December 14, 2021



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