Tag: APM

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2020 APM Quality Scoring Resources
This updated resource outlines the APM Scoring...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 QPP Data Submission User Guide
This resource lists additional information fo...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2020 and 2019 Comprehensive List of APMs
This fact sheet provides a comprehensive...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2020 MIPS Quick Start Guide
This guide highlights key program requirements for providers to p...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2020 CAHPS for MIPS Minimum Business Requirements
This documents lists the requirements inter...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Data Submission FAQs
This resource provides answers to frequently asked questions about ...

CMS Misses December 31, 2019 Deadline for APM Incentive Payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an advisory notice on December 26, 2019, indicating the agency will fail to meet the self-imposed deadline of December 31, 2019, to distribute all CY 2019 Advanced Alternative Payment Model ...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Fact Sheet
This document provides an ove...

CMS Hosts Webinar on the 2020 QPP Final Rule on Nov. 19

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, November 19 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM (ET) where they will review major changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in the CY 2020 final rule. The webinar will als...

CMS Publishes CY 2020 Quality Payment Program Final Rule

On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released CY 2020 Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies [CMS-1715-F and IFC], which includes changes rela...

New APM Learning Modules for CME Credit Posted

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) added five additional courses on Alternative Payment Models (APMs). These courses can be found on the Medicare Learning Network and will count toward continuing medical education (CME) credit. The...

LAN Hosts Annual Summit on October 24

The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) is hosting its annual Summit on October 24th. Registration for the event can be found here and the agenda can be found here. The Summit provides a space for all stakeholders to engage in a di...

LAN Releases Agenda for 2019 Summit

The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) is hosting its annual Summit on October 24th and the full agenda is now available. The agenda for the event can be found here. The Summit provides a space for all stakeholders to e...

CMS Begins Distribution of 2019 Advanced APM Bonuses

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they have begun distribution of the 2019 Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) bonuses. The Advanced APM pathway of the CMS Quality Payment Program lets clinicians earn rewards fo...

QPP Training Courses Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering web training courses for providers to learn more about the Quality Payment Program. Courses are offered through the Medicare Learning Network. More information about the training can be...

LAN Launches Roadmap APM Video Series

The Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) launched the first chapter in a new educational video series covering select content from the Roadmap for Driving High Performance in Alternative Payment Models (APM). Click here to...

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 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...

New Feature for APM Entities Added to QPP Lookup Tool

Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) entities can download a list of their clinicians through the Quality Payment Lookup Tool. The QPP Lookup Tool supports the Shared Savings Program, Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations and Comprehensi...

Upcoming Webinar on MIPS APM Scoring Standards on April 24

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar on April 24 at 2 pm ET to provide an overview of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System Alternative Payment Models, or MIPS APMs, a type of APM in the Quality Payment Program...

Innovation Center Posts Fifth Annual Report of State Initiative Models

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center (Innovation Center) posted the fifth annual report of their State Initiative Models. The Innovation Center invested over $250 million in Round 1 Model Test awards to support six states ...

CMS Releases 2017 Quality Payment Program Experience Report

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2017 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Experience Report with Appendix, which provides a comprehensive overview of the clinician reporting experience during the first year of the Quality...

Innovation Center Releases Information on APM Component of InCK Model

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has released slides and a webinar recording on the Alternative Payment Model (APM) component of the Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model. The webinar features an APM overview, guidelines, requirements ...

PTAC Recommends an Oncology Alternative Payment Model

At its December 10, 2018, public meeting, the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) voted unanimously to recommend the proposed “Making Accountable Sustainable Oncology Networks (MASON)” alternative payment model (AP...

Key QPP Dates and Deadlines

As 2018 comes to a close, we are approaching key deadlines for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). December 31, 2018