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Periodically, we will bring you updates and articles about the specific measurement components under MACRA. Below you will find links to informational articles, if you’d like to learn more about a particular topic.

  • Depression significantly impairs one’s quality of life and, when it isn’t properly addressed, depression can lead to hospitalization, increasing the cost for patients and society. All members of the care team have a role to play in the detection and management of depression. You can read more by following the link below.   
    Newsletter- MIPS Quality Improvement Best Practices Series- depression screen
  • The American Geriatrics Society and British Geriatrics Society recommend that all adults older than 65 years be screened annually for a history of falls or balance impairment. An individualized risk assessment should be performed, with corresponding multifactorial intervention, for those who report a fall or balance issues. You can learn more by following the below link.
    Newsletter- MIPS Quality Improvement Best Practices Series- fall risk