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8 Ways to Know if You Should Participate in the Quality Payment Program

By Jack Cheevers, Public Information Officer, Region 9, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services You may have heard that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians should take part in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS is an important part of the new Quality Payment Program. The Quality Payment Program works to make Medicare better by keeping patients at the center of healthcare while paying clinicians based on their performance. It replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, which threatened ...