CMS is accepting recommendations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting recommendations from stakeholders for potential consideration of new specialty measure sets and/or revisions to existing specialty measure sets for program year 2021 of the MIPS program. Recommendations for new specialty sets or revisions to the 2020 specialty sets should be made based on …

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CMS to Launch New MIPS Participation Framework in 2021 Performance Period

CMS is implementing a new participation framework for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), called the MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs), starting with the 2021 performance period. The goal of this new framework is to move away from siloed performance category measures …

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MIPS 2020 Payment Adjustments in Effect Based on 2018 Performance

In July 2019, each Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinician received a 2018 MIPS Final Score and associated payment adjustment factor(s) as part of their 2018 MIPS performance feedback, available on the Quality Payment Program website. 2020 MIPS payment adjustments, based on …

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CMS Releases 2018 Quality Payment Program Performance Data

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final 2018 performance data for the Quality Payment Program. We announced the preliminary data earlier this year, and now we have released additional data elements that show significant success and participation in both …

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