Tag: Advanced APMs

BPCI Advanced Update: FAQ Documents Posted

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation recently posted a number of Frequently Asked Questions documents on the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced) Model’s website:

  • General FAQs (PDF)
  • Applica...

    CMS Updates QPP Resources

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

    • Participating in QPP Infographic

    Describes how to check your Q...

    CMS Suspends Free Technical Assistance to Large Practices on July 17, 2019

    Since the launch of the Quality Payment Program, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided technical assistance to practices to support their participation in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and in Advanced Alt...

    New Resource on the 2019 Qualifying APM Participant Methodology

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new 2019 Qualifying Alternative Payment Model Participants (QPs) Methodology Fact Sheet for the 2019 performance year. This release is specific to participants in Alternative Payments Mo...

    Updated eCQM Specifications and Materials for 2020 Reporting Now Available

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2020 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals, and the 2020 performance period for Elig...

    CMS Presents All-Payer Combination Option Overview Webinar

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar on May 21, 2019, from 3 to 4 pm ET, to provide an overview of the All-Payer Combination Option. The All-Payer Combination Option allows clinicians to become a ...

    CMS Updates QPP Resources

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

    • 2019 Call for Measures and Activities

    Provides details about t...

    CMS Releases All-Payer Guidance

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is collecting information and documentation to determine whether payment arrangements qualify as Other Payer Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) under the Quality Payment Program. Payers wi...

    CMS Holds Webinar on Advanced APMs on May 9

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a webinar on Thursday, May 9 from 2 to 3 pm ET to provide an overview of Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs), one of the two tracks of the Quality Payment Program. CMS subject mat...

    President’s Budget Proposes to Revamp and Streamline MIPS and Advanced APMs

    On March 11, 2019, President Trump submitted to Congress his budget request for FY 2020. It calls for a 12 percent cut in funding for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This budget request reflects the Administration’s priorities an...

    CMS Hosts Webinar on Feb 21: Overview of APMs for 2019 Performance Year

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a webinar on February 21 at 2 pm EST to provide a basic overview of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) for the 2019 Performance Year of the Quality Payment Program. Topics will include: <...

    CMS Updates QPP Resources for 2019

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has uploaded new resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

    • 2018 Registration Guide for the CMS Web Interface and CAHPS for MIPS Survey
    • 2018 MIPS Data Va...

      QPP Participation Status Tool Updated

      Eligible clinicians can check the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Participation Status Tool to view their 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) Qualified Participant (QP) status. The tool has been...

      CMS Updates QPP Resources for 2019

      The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has uploaded new resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library for the 2019 Quality Payment Program:

      • 2019 Medicare Part B Claims Measure Specifications and Supp...

        Updated List of Advanced APMs Released

        The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted an updated list of Alternative Payment Models (APMs).  The list displays the APMs that CMS currently operates or has announced since November 2018, including Advanced APMs and Mer...

        Physician Compare Preview Period is Now Open

        The Physician Compare 30-day preview period is now open through December 31, 2018. Eligible clinicians can preview their 2017 Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance information before it will appear on Physician Compare profile pages and in the do...

        CMS Updates QPP Resources

        The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has uploaded a number of new resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library: