The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a series of changes in the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that attempts to address some of the complaints from physicians that the original rules make participation in QPP difficult. As a reminder, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 created the QPP with two payment tracks: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs).
Under MIPS, some of the proposed changes in 2018 include:
For the APM track, some of the proposed changes include:
– Kent Moore, Senior Strategist for Physician Payment for the American Academy of Family Physicians
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