Tag: MPFS

CMS Provides Tutorial on Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a tutorial on enrolling in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model. The performance period for this model began on April 1, 2018, and there are currently 103 parti...

PTAC Update: Preliminary Review Team Reports Released for Dec. 10 Public Meeting

The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) released Preliminary Review Team (PRT) reports for two physician-focused payment model (PFPM) proposals that are on the agenda for the public meeting scheduled for December 10, 2...

CMS Reports, Announcements and Webinars on Payment Innovation and Other Initiatives

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made a number of announcements on various payment innovation-related topics this past week.

  • CMS Achieved Improper Payment Rate Reductions in Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS), Medicare Part...

    CMS Releases CY 2019 MPFS/QPP Final Rule

    Today the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule (CMS-1693-F). The PFS is an annual update of the Medicare payment policies and rates for services provided by physicians and a varie...

    Representative DelBene Circulates Dear Colleague Letter on MIPS Low Volume Threshold

    Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA) is requesting support for a letter that will ask the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to adjust the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) low-volume threshold in order to include more provider...