Quality Payment Program: Check Your Final 2019 MIPS Eligibility Status

Your eligibility status may have changed for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Check the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to view your final 2019 eligibility status: Your initial eligibility status was based on review of Medicare Part B claims and Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) data from October 1, 2017, to September 30, […]

Healthcentric Advisors, as Part of Regional Alliance, Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under 12th Statement of Work

On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to an alliance of three organizations, Healthcentric Advisors, IPRO, and Qlarant to serve as a regional Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work. IPRO, based in Lake Success, NY is serving as […]

Reframing Healthcare: A Racial Justice Lens

Health care, no matter how comprehensive, only impacts 10-20% of modifiable contributors to healthy outcomes. The other 80-90% are influenced by social determinants of health or health-related behaviors and socioeconomic and environmental factors. Our poster, Reframing Healthcare: A Racial Justice Lens intends to address institutional and structural racism, how it impacts the health of communities, and […]

Partnering with the IPRO QIN-QIO on CMS Initiatives to Improve Healthcare Quality

Healthcentric Advisors, a member of the IPRO Quality Innovation Network–Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), hosted an informational webinar to discuss our new focus areas working on as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-funded QIN-QIO for your region. View the webinar slides or webinar recording to learn more. Our quality improvement experts discussed how we […]

The Power of Rural: Recognizing National Rural Health Day, November 21, 2019

We value our rural partners because we serve Maine, the most rural state in the nation. Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why nearly 60 million people – one in five Americans – call them home. These rural communities also have unique healthcare needs–it’s why we’re proud to recognize National […]

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Pilot Updates

A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Special Innovation Project to reduce uncontrolled hypertension among Rhode Island residents and streamline care planning for clinicians. Learn more. October Blood Pressure Pilot Data Initial analysis of the October data demonstrates that: 59% of the patients participating in the pilot with uncontrolled BP (> 140/90) have reduced […]

A solution to home-based, digital blood pressure self-monitoring

Partner with Healthcentric Advisors, on a Special Innovation Project to reduce uncontrolled hypertension among Rhode Island residents and streamline care planning for clinicians. Our pilot automates provider access to real-time home blood pressure readings. The technology facilitates information sharing with providers between office visits, coupled with coordination of education and support services for patients and caregivers, will work to tackle hypertension in seniors. Learn more.

Partnership is key to making communities healthier.

The many complex issues dominating health care today are best addressed through collaboration. With more than 25 years’ experience, Healthcentric Advisors offers essential support in driving change and improving the quality of health care in our region.

Together, we can have a significant impact on making health care safer, more accessible, and more cost effective.