A final rule released in 2018 (PDF) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) detailed final regulations for implementation of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2019. The QPP was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and creates 2 payment pathways for physicians—alternative payment models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Summaries of proposed and final rules

PDF 1: Summary: 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Final Rule

PDF 2: AMA summary of the Final Rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)

PDF 3: QPP Final Rule highlights

PDF 4: QPP Proposed Rule summary

PDF 5: MACRA FAQ

PDF 6: Overview of advocacy results on major MACRA Rule provisions

LINK 1: CY 2018 updates to QPP

LINK 2: Medicare APMs

LINK 3: Understanding MIPS

QPP resources

PDF 7: Quality Payment Program (QPP) requirements

PDF 8: 2018 Medicare Quality Payment program: technical assistance

PDF 9: Value-based Care models: Deep dive FAQ for hospital-affiliated physicians

PDF 10: Value-based Care models: FAQ for physicians practicing in academic medical centers

LINK 4: AMA STEPS Forward™: Preparing your practice for Value-Based Care

Listen to industry experts and physician leaders discuss topics such as new payment models and quality reporting in this podcast interview series from ReachMD™ and the AMA.

LINK 5: Podcasts: Inside Medicare's new payment model

LINK 6: AMA related links

External links

LINK 7: Determine MIPS eligibility with CMS' tool

LINK 8: CMS resources

LINK 9: Results from the KPMG-AMA Survey: Are physicians ready for MACRA/QPP?

What to do next

LINK 10: What to do next for QPP

A final rule released in 2018 (PDF) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) detailed final regulations for implementation of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2019. The QPP was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and creates 2 payment pathways for physicians—alternative payment models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Summaries of proposed and final rules

PDF 1: Summary: 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Final Rule

PDF 2: AMA summary of the Final Rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)

PDF 3: QPP Final Rule highlights

PDF 4: QPP Proposed Rule summary

PDF 5: MACRA FAQ

PDF 6: Overview of advocacy results on major MACRA Rule provisions

LINK 1: CY 2018 updates to QPP

LINK 2: Medicare APMs

LINK 3: Understanding MIPS

QPP resources

PDF 7: Quality Payment Program (QPP) requirements

PDF 8: 2018 Medicare Quality Payment program: technical assistance

PDF 9: Value-based Care models: Deep dive FAQ for hospital-affiliated physicians

PDF 10: Value-based Care models: FAQ for physicians practicing in academic medical centers

LINK 4: AMA STEPS Forward™: Preparing your practice for Value-Based Care

Listen to industry experts and physician leaders discuss topics such as new payment models and quality reporting in this podcast interview series from ReachMD™ and the AMA.

LINK 5: Podcasts: Inside Medicare's new payment model

LINK 6: AMA related links

External links

LINK 7: Determine MIPS eligibility with CMS' tool

LINK 8: CMS resources

LINK 9: Results from the KPMG-AMA Survey: Are physicians ready for MACRA/QPP?

What to do next

LINK 10: What to do next for QPP

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