If you have not already done so, time is running out to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year. You have until April 3 to provide the information, which could affect your Medicare payments in 2019.
One way to submit your data and satisfy all MIPS reporting requirements is to go to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website and log into the system at the top of the page. You must have an Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) account and an appropriate user role associated with your organization to sign-in and submit data to the QPP. You can use your EIDM account across many systems within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The system automatically updates your record as you enter data, and you’ll see initial MIPS performance category scoring based on your submissions. This scoring may change if you participate in an alternative payment model, report new data, or use quality measures that have not yet been benchmarked. Once the submission period closes on April 3, CMS will calculate your 2019 payment adjustment based on your last submission or submission update.
For more information:
If you have questions, you may also contact the Quality Payment Program Service Center at QPP@cms.hhs.gov or 1-866-288-8292.
– Kent Moore, Senior Strategist for Physician Payment for the American Academy of Family Physicians
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