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Breaking News! CMS Updates

CMS is allowing clinicians, groups and APM Entities to request PY 2020 performance category reweighting under the extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policies through the Targeted Review form. Performance category reweighting requests and targeted reviews can both be submitted through the Targeted Review form until 11/29/2021.  CMS also released updates to 2020 MIPS final scores and…

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Now Available: 2020 MIPS Performance Feedback, Final Score, and 2022 MIPS Payment Adjustment Information

The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final scores for performance year 2020 and associated MIPS payment adjustment information for payment year 2022. You can view your MIPS performance feedback,  final score, and payment adjustment on the Quality Payment Program website.  You can access…

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Breaking News! CMS to Apply MIPS Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the 2020 Performance Period in Response to COVID-19; Reopens Application

CMS continues to offer flexibilities to provide relief to clinicians responding to the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. CMS is applying the MIPS automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (EUC) policy to all MIPS eligible clinicians for the 2020 performance period. They are also reopening the MIPS EUC application for individual MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, virtual groups, and Alternative Payment…

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Now Available: 2019 MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score

The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final scores. If you submitted data for the 2019 performance period, you can view your MIPS performance feedback and final score on the Quality Payment Program website.  Click here to find out how to access them and…

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QPP Releases 2021 Proposed Rule: See the Key Proposals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed policies for the 2021 performance year of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Click here to see Key 2021 Proposals for QPP Reminder: As with other rules, CMS is publishing this proposed rule to…

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Additional 2019 MIPS Data Submission Relief Measure

CMS is reopening the MIPS extreme and uncontrollable circumstances application until April 30, 2020, citing COVID-19, to override any previous data submission and receive a neutral payment adjustment in 2021. Contact Telligen for assistance. 

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2020 Measures and Activities

The 2020 MIPS measures and activities are available in the Explore Measure Tool on https://qpp.cms.gov/. Prepare now by becoming familiar with the measures and activities you can submit for the 2020 year. Contact Telligen if you have any questions!

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February MACRA Minute

2019 Data Submission On January 2, 2020, CMS opened the QPP Portal for submission of 2019 Performance Year Data. Data can be submitted or updated any time until March 31, 2020 at 7 p.m. CST when the submission window closes. To submit data, sign into the QPP Portal with your HARP credentials. Please Note: Please…

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January 2020 MACRA Minute

Now Open: 2019 Data Submission Window  ECs can now submit and/or update 2019 performance year data until the submission window closes on March 31, 2020 at 7 p.m., CT. To submit data, sign into the QPP Portal with your HARP credentials. Please Note:There is no submit button to select after submitting your data. Make sure…

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December 2019 MACRA Minute

December 2019 – Happy Holidays!We hope you’re able to enjoy quality time with friends and family this holiday season! Now Available: 2020 Quality Measures List CMS recently published the quality measures list for 2020. This comprehensive list contains the measure description, collection type, and specialty measure set name. Technical measure specifications and supporting documents for the…

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