Posts Tagged ‘CMS’

3 Critical Value-Based Care Program Updates for MIPS, APMs & Maryland EQIP

CMS Releases New 2021 MIPS Historical Quality Benchmark File Due to Errors The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a new 2021 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) historical quality measure benchmark file (.ZIP) due to the discovery of a miscalculation with the decile outputs affecting every historical measure benchmark in the files…

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3 Upcoming CMS Deadlines & Changes

1. MIPS 2020 Hardship Exception Deadline – Apply by December 31st CMS recognizes that practices have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, for the 2020 performance year, CMS will be using their Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances policy to allow clinicians, groups, and virtual groups to submit an application requesting reweighting of one or more Merit-based Incentive Payment System…

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