Posts Tagged ‘MIPS’

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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CMS: Physicians May Opt-Out of MIPS for 2020

This week, CMS announced that physicians will have the option to opt-out completely or partially from the 2020 QPP’s MIPS program by completing a hardship exemption application and indicating it is due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). Individual clinicians and group practices have until December 31, 2020 to complete the hardship application. CMS plans on providing…

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