Advisory Board August 5, 2020
On Monday, CMS released the CY 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule—which contains updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP).
CMS is accepting public comments on the proposed rule until October 5th, 2020.
How CMS wants to update the QPP
This year, we expected to see CMS propose few QPP updates, and ease up on several policies in response to Covid-19—like the timeline of the MIPS Value Pathways rollout. What we didn’t expect was the changes to ACO quality reporting requirements and elimination of the MIPS APM scoring standard as early as 2021.
- MIPS Value Pathways delayed until at least 2022
Last year, CMS finalized...