December 14, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released a follow-up report to a 2016 early implementation review of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). In 2016 the OIG identified two vulnerabilities:
In this recent report, the OIG has concluded CMS has made progress towards implementing the QPP, but challenges remain. CMS appears on track to deploy the IT systems needed for data submission by January 1, 2018 but the OIG has identified two vulnerabilities that are critical for CMS to address in 2018 because of their potential impact on the program’s success:
Report summary is available here.
Full report is available here.