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Quality Payment Program Resource Center

Quality Payment Program Resource Center

About the QPP Center

The 鶹ýQuality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Center provides resources to be successful in participating in this Medicare Physician Quality Program, by providing basic information about the program, participation options, and other helpful resources.

QPP Information by Year

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 called for major changes in the physician payment system that went into effect in 2017. The QPP continues to advance a policy goal of basing payment on value rather than on volume. For your convenience, we have compiled reporting information for 2021, 2022, and 2023 participation.

2022 Information

The 2022 QPP offers two pathways: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Advanced Alternative Payment Models.

2021 Information

For 2021, surgeons need to score a total of at least 60 points to avoid a payment penalty in 2023.

MIPS Value Pathways (MVP) Registration Open for the 2023 MIPS Performance Period

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Value Pathways (MVPs) registration window is open for the 2023 MIPS Performance Year until November 30, 2023. MVPs are a new, voluntary pathway for meeting MIPS reporting requirements. Each MVP includes a subset of measures and activities that are related to a specialty or condition. Surgeons should visit the to review MVPs available for the 2023 Performance Year and determine if the MVP applies to your practice.

Should you determine to participate in an MVP in 2023, CMS recommends identifying the following things prior to beginning MVP registration:

  1. The MVP you plan to report.
  2. Whether you plan to administer the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for MIPS Survey, if it’s a quality measure option in your selected MVP.
  3. Whether you want to be evaluated on an outcomes-based administrative claims quality measure, if it’s a quality measure option in your selected MVP.
  4. The population health measure you would like to be evaluated on:
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  5. The participation option you plan to use: group, subgroup, individual, or APM Entity.

To register, you must complete a form providing all the information for you MVP, the 2023 MVP Registration Form can be found in the . Registrations for individual, group, and subgroup participation in MVPs must be submitted by a representative of your practice with the QPP Security Official role, refer to the for information about obtaining a Security Official role for your organization. CMS offers additional resources about MVP registration and implementation:

Surgeons with questions about MVPs or registering for MVPs in 2023 should contact QualityDC@facs.org.

Questions?

Contact the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy if you have questions about federal and state legislation, regulatory issues, grassroots advocacy, practice management, and more.