The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool on July 20, based on data from Medicare Part-B claims with dates of service between Jan. 1 and March 31. The tool includes 2020 Alternative Payment Model (APM) Qualifying Participant (QP) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participation status. If you qualify as a QP, you are:
To view your QP or APM participation status at the individual level:
To check your 2020 eligibility at the APM entity level:
If you have questions, contact the Quality Payment Program at 1-866-288-8292 or QPP@cms.hhs.gov. To receive assistance more quickly, CMS advises you to call during non-peak hours — before 10:00 a.m. and after 2:00 p.m. ET.
— Kent Moore, Senior Strategist for Physician Payment at the American Academy of Family Physicians
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