Dates to mind
December 31st, 2019
MIPS exception/exemption deadline for 2019 data – move 25 points from Interoperability to Quality.
January 1st, 2020
Clinical decision support mechanism (CDSM) required for all imaging orders. Providers must use a qualified CDSM program.
Walmart requires electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Other states will follow this behavior.
January 2nd, 2020
MIPS 2019 data submission window is open.
January 14th, 2020
Microsoft discontinues support for all Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems.
March 31, 2020
MIPS 2019 data submission window is closed.
January 1st, 2021
Medicare requires EPCS for Part D.
All dates are subject to change, as we know from past experience, but be alert and ready.