2019 MIPS Playbook

Get the AAFP's newest guide to navigating the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Final 2019 Quality Payment Program Implementation Rule:
Get the Need-to-Know Details

After its release in November 2018, the AAFP studied the QPP final rule with a family medicine lens.

Review the AAFP summary of the 2019 final Medicare physician fee schedule.

Understand Your MIPS Payment Adjustment

How your final score in 2019 will affect your payments in 2021

Do you practice in an employed setting?

MACRA matters for you, too.

MIPS payment adjustments will apply to all physicians—even employed physicians. Learn why and access the top questions to ask your employer so you can understand how your performance will be measured.

MACRA: Top Changes in 2018

Six things you need to know about MACRA this year.

Meet MACRA­—the future of health care.

Learn the basics of MACRA: answers to the most frequently asked questions, informative video modules explaining the MIPS and APM payment tracks, and a list of the acronyms and definitions associated with MACRA.

From MACRA to QPP: A Pathway

MACRA is the law, and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is how you get paid under the law.


We've simplified QPP so you can easily follow your path to value-based payment.

QPP now

What is QPP? It's How You Get Paid.

Two payment tracks make up the Quality Payment Program (QPP): the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Model (AAPM). However, most physicians will start in MIPS.

Dig into the elements of QPP:

• MIPS                 • AAPMS      
• MIPS APMS      • QPP Technical Assistance

Realizing Payment Now

Get more information about programs and practices you can participate in right now that can boost your revenue while simultaneously preparing you for value-based payment.

AAFP News   

The AAFP is shaping how MACRA will affect you from AAFP News.

The AAFP Has Your Back

The AAFP is your one-stop resource for everything MACRA. As new MACRA details become available, count on the AAFP to keep you informed.

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MACRA Series Part 1

Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture

Payment reform is right around the corner. SGR is out. MACRA is in. It’s time to wrap your head around the shift to value-based payment.

MACRA Series Part 2

Start Today, Prepare for Tomorrow

Learn about three of the programs that make up MIPS and what you can do now to get ready for MACRA implementation in 2017.

MACRA Series Part 3

Using Data to Prepare

Use your QRUR to discover practice improvements that maximize payments, both now and when MACRA begins.

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Meigs + Mullins interview/MACRA discussions.