Mastering MACRA and MIPS


Partnership that clears the path to MIPS success

Keeping up with the ever-changing requirements of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) can often be confusing, complex, and time-consuming for all involved.


athenahealth can help ease that burden through our technology, insights, and expertise. We understand every program, so you don’t have to, and we can anticipate and help you navigate industry change. Our robust MIPS dashboards and reporting tools make it easier for you to track quality metrics. And our customer success managers can help identify opportunities for improvement, so you can focus on what matters most – your patients.

  • 100%

    of eligible¹ athenaOne clinicians achieved positive payment adjustments in the MIPS 2021 performance year.²

  • 130K

    staff hours saved in 2021. athenahealth completed 43K MIPS program and MSSP ACO submissions on behalf of our customers.³


Achieving a perfect MIPS score

Dr. Dana Zweig of Bourne Family Medicine (BFM) wanted more than to avoid MIPS-related penalties. She wanted to earn an exceptional score. Learn how athenahealth’s reporting capabilities and the expertise of their customer success manager enabled BFM to achieve a final MIPS score of 100.

Driving your quality program success

Here’s how partnering with athenahealth helps improve your quality program performance while reducing the burden on your staff:

  • 1

    Research and guidance support helps you navigate the quality program complexities.

  • 2

    Robust dashboard and reporting tools help you track quality metrics.

  • 3

    Customer success managers work with you and your data to provide actionable performance insights.

  • 4

    We take on the burden of submission and audit support to reduce your administrative staff’s workload.

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Relieving the pressure of pursuit

Dr. Clark Trask’s staff struggled with the additional complex work that came with MIPS reporting. See how partnering with athenahealth eased staff pressure and enabled them to achieve a score of 94+.

Read their story

1“Eligible athenahealth clinicians” are defined as clinicians who: (1) actively used athenaOne during the reporting period, (2) were enrolled in athenahealth’s MIPS program, (3) were eligible for MIPS based on CMS’s eligibility API, and (4) permitted athenahealth to submit their MIPS data.

2Based on 2022 athenahealth data for clinicians whose data was submitted by athenahealth.

3Estimate based on 2022 athenahealth data of 43K total client submissions with 3 hours of work per submission.