January 03, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that eligible clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) can begin submitting their 2017 performance data using a new data submission system on the QPP website. Eligible clinicians can use the web-based system to submit their 2017 QPP performance data during the 2017 submission period which runs from January 2, 2018 to March 31, 2018, except for groups using the CMS Web Interface whose submission period is January 22, 2018 to March 16, 2018. CMS advises eligible clinicians participating in a Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Alternative Payment Model (APM) or an Advanced APM to work with their APM entity to discuss any special considerations regarding their submission.
Eligible clinicians who need assistance with the data submission system may contact CMS by email at email@example.com or toll free at 1-866-288-8292. A fact sheet on the QPP data submission system, including more information for clinicians participating in APMs, is available here.