A final rule released in 2017 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) detailed final regulations for implementation of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2018. CMS recently released a proposed rule for the 2019 QPP; read the AMA’s summary. This rule is expected to be finalized in November. 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).
Quality Payment Program (QPP) Specifics
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Summaries of Proposed and Final Rules
Listen to industry experts and physician leaders discuss topics such as new payment models and quality reporting in this interview series from ReachMD™ and the AMA. Recent interviews include the following podcasts: