Tag: Fact sheet

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • MIPS Data Validation and Audit Overview

This resource provides...

2018 MIPS Final Scores Impacting 2020 Medicare FFS Payments Now Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released final scores for the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). An eligible group or individual clinician’s performance in the 2018 MIPS program will result in upward, downward or...

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...

Administration Announces New Innovation Center Models

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) announced two new pathways encompassing five new payment models intended to move organizations toward value based payments an...

CMS Releases CY 2020 MA and Part D Flexibility Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized policies that will increase plan choices and benefits. This includes allowing Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to include additional telehealth benefits, improving MA and Part D Star Ratings...

CMS Releases Medicare Advantage Final Rate Notice and Call Letter

On April 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the final Rate Notice and Call Letter, the annual regulatory payment process for the Medicare Advantage program. Overall and on average, rates will increase by 2.53 percent, an...