You can now check the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to view your final 2018 eligibility status for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a draft strategy designed to help reduce administrative and regulatory burden on clinicians caused by the use of health information technology such as electronic health records.
CMS has posted the following new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resources on CMS.gov Visit the Quality Payment Program Resource Library on CMS.gov to review new and existing QPP resources.
CMS would like to notify hospitals and vendors that as of September 12, 2018, the Hospital Quality Reporting system is available to accept eCQM data for the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 reporting period.
CMS developed and published the 2019 reporting period electronic clinical quality measure flows for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to the eCQI Resource Center. This is a new resource for eligible hospital and CAH eCQMs for the 2019 reporting period, developed in response to stakeholder feedback.
This is a notice regarding a current call for nominations for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-based Incentive Payment System Improvement Activities Technical Expert Panel.
CMS developed and published the 2019 performance period electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows for eligible clinicians and eligible professionals to the eCQI Resource Center.
CMS updated its Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to include 2018 Qualifying APM Participant (QP) and MIPS APM status. The tool has been updated based on calculations from the first snapshot of data from APM entities.
If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, your MIPS final score and performance feedback is now available for review on the Quality Payment Program website.
CMS has posted an additional resource on CMS.gov to help eligible clinicians and groups understand their Merit-based Incentive Payment System 2019 payment adjustment based on their 2017 performance.
CMS is advancing the MAQI Demonstration, which, when approved and adopted, would waive MIPS requirements for clinicians who participate sufficiently in certain Medicare Advantage plans that involve taking on risk.
Compliance with the adopted Administrative Simplification standards and operating rules can benefit organizations across the health care industry, including providers, health plans, and clearinghouses.
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