Quality Payment Program / MACRA Resource Center

A comprhensive source for information on the Quality Payment Program and it's components:

  • Merit-Based Incentive System (MIPs)
  • Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs)

including analysis, executive summaries, and fact sheets.

CY18 Quality Payment Program Updates (Proposed)

View the Notice for Proposed Rulemaking on the CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program

View the HIMSS Statement on the release of the CY 2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

View HIMSS Key Takeaways on 2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

IPPS Proposed Rule

View the HIMSS Fact Sheet on the CY2017 implications 2018 CMS IPPS Proposed Rule

View the HIMSS Fact Sheet on the CY2018 implications 2018 CMS IPPS Proposed Rule

 

2015 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) & Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule & Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models

Final Rule

Click here for information on the MACRA Final Rule Release

Click here for the MACRA Final Rule Executive Summary

View Health IT Certification Final Rule

View HIMSS take on ONC Health IT Certification Rule

CY18 Quality Payment Program Updates (Proposed Rule)

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: Privacy and Security

MIPS

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet:Terms and Definitions for MIPS

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Advancing Care Information 

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Clinical Improvement Activity Category

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet:Quality Reporting and Performance Requirements for Individual Eligible Clinicians and Small Groups in 2018

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet:Quality Reporting and Performance Requirements for Large Groups

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Resource Utilization Category

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Advancing Care Information Performance Category Pt1

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Advancing Care Information Performance Category Pt2

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Cost Performance Category

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Improvement Activities Category

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Overview

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: MIPS Scoring Quality Category

APMs

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet: Alternative Payment Models Physician-Focused Payment Models

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet:Terms and Definitions for APMs

View the CMS Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule CY2018 Update Fact Sheet:Alternative Payment Models (APMs) Virtual Groups

MACRA-Related Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) & Alternative Payment Model (APM) Fact Sheets

Final Rule (General)

Advancing Care Information

Privacy & Security

Overview Analysis: MACRA/Quality Payment Program

Overview: What Clinicians Need to Know About APMs

Physician-focused Alternative Payment Models

Merit-based Incentive Payment System (Scoring)

Advancing Care Information Performance Category

Combo. All-Payer & Medicare Payment Threshold Option – Pt 1. Qualifying APM Participant (QP) & Payment Thresholds

Combo. All-Payer & Medicare Payment Threshold Option – Pt 2. Other Payer APMs and Other Payer Advanced APMs

Improvement Activities Performance & Cost Performance Categories

MIPS Resource Utilization

Quality Performance Category

Quality Performance Category: Eligible Clinicians and Small Practices

Quality Performance Category: Large Practices

Scoring Methodology

Information on upcoming multimedia resources related to HIT-focused proposed or final rule making coming soon.

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MACRA, Health IT Policy, value