Becker's Healthcare October 27, 2020
CMS released preliminary Quality Payment Program data for the 2019 performance year on Oct. 27.
Six things to know:
1. There are two pathways for eligible clinician participation in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act’s Quality Payment Program: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS, and the Advanced Alternative Payment Model, or Advanced APM.
2. CMS said 97.4 percent of clinicians eligible to participate in MIPS did so in 2019
3. More than 85 percent of clinicians in small practices participated in MIPS in 2019.