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MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline Extended

MACRA/MIPS

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

If you’re an eligible clinician participating in the Quality Payment Program, the deadline has been extended. You now have until Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 8:00 PM EDT to submit your 2017 MIPS performance data. You can submit your 2017 performance data using the new feature on the Quality Payment Program website.

Note: For groups that missed the March 16 CMS Web Interface data submission deadline, it’s not too late to submit your data through another mechanism.

How to Get Started
Go to qpp.cms.gov and click on “sign in” on the top right side of the web page.

  • You’ll be required to log into the Quality Payment Program data submission feature using your Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) credentials user name and password. If you don’t have an EIDM account, you’ll need to obtain one. Review this EIDM user guide and get started with the process as soon as possible. Currently, you should allow at least 5 business days for EIDM requests to be processed.
  • After logging in, the feature will connect you to the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) associated with your National Provider Identifier (NPI).
  • You’ll be able to report data either as an individual or as a group. Be sure to login and get familiar with the feature before you submit your data.

Real-Time Score Projections
As you enter data into the feature, you’ll see real-time scoring projections for each of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance categories. This scoring may change if new data is reported or quality measures that have not yet been benchmarked are used.

Data can be updated at any time during the submission period. Once the submission period ends, CMS will calculate your payment adjustment based on your last submission or submission update.

Please note, your performance category score will not initially take into account your Alternative Payment Model (APM) status, Qualifying APM Participant (QP) status, or other special status—if applicable. To check your QP status, review the updated APM Lookup Tool.

Additional Resources:
Download our new MIPS Improvement Activities Guide.
View the popular Improvement Activities Beginner’s Guide.
Download our recently updated MIPS Highlights for Year 2 Guide.

Get Help and Learn More
You can view the CMS data submission fact sheet and this video to learn more about the Quality Payment Program data submission feature.



Topic: EMR/EHR, MACRA/MIPS, Medical Billing


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