Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System must submit their 2017 performance data by March 31, including those participating in the Advancing Care Information performance category. For more on the ACI requirements, which relate to electronic exchange of information using certified electronic health records, see the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 2017 resources for the Quality Payment Program. For more on QPP, the new payment program for clinicians under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, visit and