Get expert direction on the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) mandated under MACRA, with emphasis on the two participation tracks: 1) the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and 2) Advanced Alternative Payment Systems (APMs).
The 2019 edition will provide an overview of the program, with information to get started with the QPP. Also included are changes proposed and finalized by CMS, with information on the new reporting method virtual groups and performance period reporting requirements, low-volume threshold and scoring, as well as new tips and tools to understand and use Quality Resource and Use Reports (QRURs). Examples and decision trees assist clinicians in understanding how the program works and how to keep up-to-date with the program.
This manual explains, from the physician practice manager’s perspective, how the QPP works and what every clinician needs to know. Review eligibility, data submission methods, each of the four MIPS performance categories, APM scoring, and clinician Physician Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs). This manual is a concise guide with special features such as callouts, tables, diagrams, and examples to help clinicians participate in the QPP program.