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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 MIPS Exceptions Application Fact Sheet
This new resource details the automat...

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 Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) Qualified Posting
This resource l...

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:

  • 2019 CMS Web Interface User Guide
This resource outlines how to access the CMS We...

COVID-19 Activities and Actions Update

As part of the ongoing White House Coronavirus Task Force efforts, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other agencies have issued several resource documents, refocused activities related to state survey agencies and accrediting o...

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 MIPS Data Validation Criteria
This document lists the 2020 criteria used to ...

CMS Promotes COVID-19 Clinical Trials Improvement Activity in Letter to Clinicians

In a letter to clinicians, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encouraged clinicians who participate in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) to contribute to scientific research and evidence through clinical trials to help fight the C...

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:

  • Quality Payment Program COVID-19 Response
This resource detailing the current fle...

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 MIPS Data Validation Criteria
This resources lists the criteria used during ...

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 and updated materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

  • 2020 Registration Guide for the CMS Web Interface and CAHPS for MIPS Survey
The r...

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:

  • Quality Payment Program COVID-19 Response
This resource provides additional infor...

MIPS 2019 Performance Year Submission Deadline Extended

On March 23, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the deadline for clinicians to submit data for the 2019 performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The deadline has been extended from March 31...

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 CMS Web Interface User Guide
This guide provides additional information on a...

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 MIPS Data Validation Criteria
This resource lists the 2020 data validation c...

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 Group Participation Guide
This guide details group participation requirement...

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...

March 31 Deadline for MIPS Data Submission

The deadline for eligible clinicians to submit 2019 performance year data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is March 31 at 8:00 PM (EDT). All MIPS data must be submitted through the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website using a clin...

Annual Call for MIPS Measures and Activities: Promoting Interoperability and Improvement Activities

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently accepting submissions for new measures to be included in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Promoting Interoperability and Improvement Activities performance categories. T...

CMS Announces MIPS Value Pathways Overview Webinar: Feb 12

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) scheduled a webinar to provide an overview of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Value Pathways (MVPs) participation framework. This webinar will summarize the MVP framework, discuss t...

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:

  • 2020 SSP and QPP Interactions Guide
This fact sheet provides an overview of the interactions ...

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 Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides an overview of the 2020 paym...

CMS Schedules MIPS 2020 Overview Webinar on Jan 22

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) scheduled a webinar to provide an overview of the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year. The agency is scheduled to discuss the basics of the Quality Payment Program (QP...

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 ...

MIPS Eligibility Lookup Tool: 2020 Data Now Available & 2019 Data Corrected

2020 MIPS Eligibility Data Now Available The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have updated the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Lookup Tool to include initial provider eligibility status for the 2020 performance ye...

CMS Releases Final 2018 QPP Performance Results: Max Positive 2020 Payment Adjustment is 1.68%

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) performance results for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) which impacts 2020 payments. The findings are summarized in a blog post...

Submission Deadline for 2019 MIPS Data: March 31, 2020

Clinicians who participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) during the 2019 performance year can now submit data through March 31, 2020. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the portal on the Quality Paym...

CMS Solicits New Specialty Measure Sets

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting recommendations for new specialty specific measure sets, or adjustments to existing measure sets for 2021 performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS). Recommen...

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 Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 CMS Web Interface User Guide
This document provides information on accessing the CMS Web...

MIPS Eligibility Status Final 2019 Update Now Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published a portal for clinicians to check their eligibility status for participation in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Clinicians can enter their National Provider Identifier in th...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • Quality Payment Program Access User Guide
This resource guides new users through the process ...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Exceptions FAQs
This resources answers questions about the 2019 Promoting Interoperabili...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2020 Quality Payment Program Final Rule FAQs

This resource ans...

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...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) Overview
This video describes the MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) frame...

CMS Releases CY 2020 PFS, OPPS and ASC Final Rules

On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the CY 2020 final rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Payme...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Facility-based Measurement Fact Sheet
This fact sheet describes how facility level perfo...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 QP Methodology Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides information about the CMS qualifying ...

New CMS Policy in Effect for Quality Measures Impacted by ICD-10 Updates

Finalized in the CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) established a new protocol for quality measures impacted by changes in ICD-10 coding. This new protocol went into effect on October 1, 2019. ...

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...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2018 MIPS Performance Feedback Beneficiary-Level Data Reports Supplement

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Claims Data Submission Factsheet
This factsheet provides information about how eligible ...

CMS Hosting MIPS Value Pathways Webinar

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar to discuss the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Value Pathways (MVPs) proposed in a CMS Request for Information (RFI) appearing in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Sc...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) Qualified Posting
This spreadsheet is an upda...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 CMS Web Interface Fact Sheet

This document provides an ov...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 CAHPS for MIPS Survey Vendor List

This document provides ...

Attend Wave 3 Clinical Subcommittee Measure-Specific Workgroup Meetings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Acumen, LLC to develop episode-based cost measures for potential use in the cost performance category of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Acumen, LLC will host ...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

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

  • 2019 CMS Web Interface Sampling Methodology

This document expl...

Upcoming Medicare Learning Network Webinars

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a series of webinars on recently released payment and quality regulations.