eMeasures360™ guides healthcare organizations through the entire process of developing and implementing their MIPS and Advanced APM programs
East Windsor, NJ — August 7, 2017 — SpectraMedix has partnered with HealthCurve Analytics, a subsidiary of the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA), to provide MHA’s members a comprehensive platform for implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) tracks of the MACRA program. The eMeasures360™ Platform supports all 243 MIPS measures and all 53 MIPS eCQMs, and is a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for MIPS, a Qualified Registry for MIPS, and a Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) for MIPS eCQM reporting. SpectraMedix also provides Accountable Care Organization (ACO) solutions for Advanced APMs.
“Implementing MIPS and APM programs are key initiatives for MHA’s members,” said Brian Waterman, PhD, MPH, Vice President, Analytic Business Solutions for HealthCurve. “We chose SpectraMedix based on their experience combining clinical and billing data across health systems to power quality improvement initiatives, the capabilities of their eMeasures360™ platform, and the expertise of their MIPS team.”
The SpectraMedix eMeasures360™ Platform will enable MHA members to capture data, calculate MIPS measures, track performance, and submit results to CMS to maximize Medicare reimbursements. Key benefits of eMeasures360™ include:
- QCDR, Qualified Registry and EHR (CEHRT) reporting capability
- Support for all 243 MIPS quality measures and all 53 MIPS eCQMs
- Tools to extract and harmonize claims, clinical and self-reported data
- The ability to combine billing and clinical data for MIPS reporting
- A validation process for MIPS measures calculation
- Real-time MIPS performance tracking
- Tracking and attestation for the MIPS Improvement Activity and Advancing Care Information categories
- Financial scorecards to project payments
- A MIPS calculator to run payment scenarios
Additionally, SpectraMedix provides advanced ACO and population health management solutions for Advanced APMs. Advanced APMs are a subset of APMs which enable providers to earn a 5% incentive payment for taking on risk related to patient outcomes.
“We are delighted to be an endorsed technology partner of HealthCurve Analytics and the Missouri Hospital Association, and to offer their members a comprehensive solution for their MIPS and APM programs,” said Raj Lakhanpal, MD, Chief Executive Officer, SpectraMedix. “Our ultimate goal is to minimize for our customers their risk and workload as they transition to these programs, allowing them to concentrate on delivering quality patient care.”
SpectraMedix partners with hospitals, health systems, provider organizations, health information exchanges and payers to improve care delivery and support their transition to value-based payment models. Our industry leading SpectraMedix 360™ Platform, powered by the eMeasures360™ quality management and eureQa360™ population health intelligence solutions, provides advanced data integration, quality measurement and population health analytics capabilities to implement initiatives including the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Medicaid reform programs, clinically integrated networks (CINs), ACOs, financial risk modeling, bundled payments and electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).
About HealthCurve Analytics
HealthCurve Analytics is a subsidiary of the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) that was established to accelerate the delivery of next-generation analytics that positions hospitals and health systems for future success. HealthCurve offers extensive data, analytic and research capabilities built on the expertise and capabilities of the association and its affiliated companies, including the Hospital Industry Data Institute (HIDI). MHA is a not‐for‐profit association in Jefferson City that represents and advocates for a variety of healthcare organizations ranging from rural, critical access hospitals to large, metropolitan health systems. In addition to representation and advocacy on behalf of its members, the association offers continuing education programs on current health topics and seeks to educate the public about health care issues.
Founded in 1985, the Hospital Industry Data Institute is a not-for-profit organization founded by the Missouri Hospital Association that provides timely access to data and information services to more than 1,400 hospitals nationwide to support their strategic planning, advocacy and health policy initiatives.