Blog posts tagged with Merit-based Incentive Payment System

  • 12 things you should know about the final MACRA rule 2

    Jim Brulé
    November 13, 2017

    On November 2, the CMS released the final rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by MACRA. This final rule with comment period holds a few surprises, but mostly delivers what was proposed last spring. Here are a few of the highlights. Read more…

  • MACRA 101: What you need to know about MIPS

    Jim Brulé
    December 06, 2016

    The second installment in our MACRA 101 blog series, this post dives into the details of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) estimates that of the 712,000 Medicare Eligible Clinicians (ECs) that will participate in the QPP, about 87% will default to the MIPS track in the initial years. It has lower risk but also lower incentives, as it was crafted by Congress to ultimately be the less attractive option. Read more…

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