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Obviously, physicians need help ― lots of it ― understanding the QPP as they drown in confusing language and more acronyms than incentive payment dollars. That's why the Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI), composed of several state medical societies including TMA, is doing its best to make the program clearer.
Barely 20,000 clinicians nationwide will get bonuses of 6.6 percent to 19.9 percent per claim in their Medicare Physician Fee Schedule payments this year, according to results of the final 2018 Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM) program. Meanwhile, 296,475 clinicians will have their payments cut 1 percent to 2 percent per claim because of “failing quality reporting,” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said.
There’s possibly more to be thankful for this November: You just might be exempt from MIPS next year under the newly released final rule for the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP).
First-ever standardized quality measures set the stage for public-private alignment.
TMF Health Quality Institute wins award to help small practices with the new Quality Payment Program.
Physicians looking for help navigating the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements for the new Quality Payment Program can benefit from TMF’s Quality Payment Program Network.
The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a coordinated approach to providing comprehensive care for patients.
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