2019 MIPS Payment Information released by Medicare

By David White

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released finalized 2017 performance data for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that will be used to determine clinician reimbursement adjustments for calendar year 2019 – the first year for adjusted payments under the new program. CMS announced the preliminary data earlier this year, and now it is claiming “significant success and participation in both the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) tracks” with the release of the finalized data.

Medicare announced that 93 percent of MIPS eligible clinicians will receive a positive payment adjustment in 2019 for their performance in 2017, and 95 percent overall avoided a negative payment adjustment. The announcement was made in a blog post by CMS Administrator Seema Verma. You can also get a quick “at-a-glance” update by checking out 2017 Quality Payment Program Performance Year Data Infographic. Also, you can find further information at qpp.cms.gov.

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Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released finalized 2017 performance data for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that will be used to determine clinician reimbursement adjustments for calendar year 2019 – the first year for adjusted payments under the new program. CMS announced the preliminary data earlier this year, and now it is claiming “significant success and participation in both the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) tracks” with the release of the finalized data.

Medicare announced that 93 percent of MIPS eligible clinicians will receive a positive payment adjustment in 2019 for their performance in 2017, and 95 percent overall avoided a negative payment adjustment. The announcement was made in a blog post by CMS Administrator Seema Verma. You can also get a quick “at-a-glance” update by checking out 2017 Quality Payment Program Performance Year Data Infographic. Also, you can find further information at qpp.cms.gov.

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Friday, November 9, 2018