Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Jan 8, 2020
Ninety-eight percent of eligible clinicians and 97% of rural practices who participated in the 2018 Quality Payment Program through the Merit-based Incentive Payment System track will receive a positive payment adjustment in 2020.
Nov 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule updating physician fee schedule rates very slightly in calendar year 2020 — increasing the conversion factor by 5 cents.
Sep 25, 2019
The AHA today voiced support for several policy changes in the physician fee schedule proposed rule for calendar year 2020 that would promote access to care, public health, quality and regulatory relief.
Sep 25, 2019
The AHA supports a number of proposed policy changes that ensure access to care, support public health efforts, improve quality and promote regulatory relief. Specifically, we strongly support CMS’s proposed reversal of its previously finalized policies for evaluation and management payments.
Jul 30, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year 2020.
Jul 3, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated its alternative payment model participation status tool for the 2019 Quality Payment Program.
Mar 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released a report and appendix providing additional information on clinician participation and performance in the 2017 Quality Payment Program.
Feb 25, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has posted answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System payment adjustment. The FAQ also links to additional resources on the adjustment, which is based on 2017 MIPS final scores. For additional MIPS…
Feb 7, 2019
Clinicians can now look up their preliminary eligibility status for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, one of two payment pathways for clinicians under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Jan 23, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a guide showing which Medicare Shared Savings Program tracks for 2019 qualify as an alternative payment model or advanced APM under the Quality Payment Program.