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PQRS, MU and VM Align to become the Quality Payment Program

The Quality Payment Program, established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), is a quality payment incentive program for physicians and other eligible clinicians, which rewards value and outcomes in one of two ways: through the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

* https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Payment-Program/Resource-Library/QPP-Year-2-Final-Rule-Fact-Sheet.pdf


MIPS Scoring Simplified


MIPS Scoring Updates for the 2018 Program Year
In the 2018 Program Year there are higher performance thresholds, now 15 points in the 2nd program year of MIPS whereas the threshold was just 3 points in Reporting Year 2017. Start collecting data now to review and manage your patient registry throughout the calendar year.
MIPS Year 2 Eligibility
If you see 200 or more Part B beneficiaries and have $90,000 or more in Part B allowed charges, you may be subject to MIPS and should satisfy requirements to avoid up to a 5% negative payment adjustment. In 2018 the minimum performance threshold rises to 15 points, so developing a MIPS strategy early is key. MIPSwizard guides you through a few simple steps to enter data, select measures, identify areas for improvement, and track progress to meeting 2018 requirements

The 2017 MIPS Transition Year allows for flexible reporting options! *

Don't participate
Clinicians who do not submit any 2017 data would receive a negative 4% payment adjustment.

Submit Minimum Amount
Clinicians who submit a minimum amount of 2017 data will avoid a downward payment adjustment. (e.g., one quality measure or one improvement activity)

Submit a Partial Year
Clinicians who submit 90 days of 2017 data may earn a neutral to positive payment adjustment. To fulfill the partial submission of the Quality Category of the 2017 MIPS program, collect at least 90 consecutive days of data on 6 measures including at least 1 Outcome or High Priority measure **.

Submit a Full Year
Clinicians who submit a full year of 2017 data may earn a positive payment adjustment. To fulfill the full submission of the Quality Category of the 2017 MIPS program, collect at least 12 months (1/1 -12/31) of data on 6 measures including at least 1 Outcome or High Priority measure **.

* https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Payment-Program/Resource-Library/2017-MIPS-101-Guide.pdf
** Eligible clinicians with a specialty that has less than 6 measures or an Outcome measure would be subject to the Eligible Measure Applicability (EMA) process, but could still satisfy reporting requirements for their elected submission timeframe.


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