CMS’ Advance Notice part 1 came as no surprise to the industry. Since the 2019 final notice, CMS has advised on the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act, which requires that any changes made be phased in within 3 years. The phase in period began last year in Payment Year (PY) 2020 and is proposed to be completed by PY 2022.
Despite the challenges health plans are now facing, there are several ways to maximize medical chart retrieval, streamline the process from analytics to submissions, and optimize risk adjustment performance before the January deadline. Here are 5 tips to consider.