Merit Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS)
The Merit Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS) combines parts of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value Modifier (VM or Value-Based Payment Modifier) and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive programs into one.
Performance Categories for 2017
How will this Quality Payment Program effect my Medicare Payments?
Your Medicare payment adjustments will depend both on how much data you submit and your quality results.
Methodology calculating overall performance in 2017
% of overall MIPS Score (2017)
60-70 points depending on group size
Advancing Care Information
Maximum of 10 points on each applicable cost measure
Depending on the track of the Quality Payment Program you choose and the data you submit by March 31, 2018 for your reporting period in 2017, your 2019 Medicare payments will be adjusted up, down, or not at all. The information provided below is only relevant for the 2019 payment year. CMS will provide additional information on payment adjustments for 2020 and beyond beginning next year.
Pick your pace in MIPS: If you choose the MIPS track of the Quality Payment Program, you have three options.
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