QPP Tip of the Month: Physicians Have Until March 31, 2019 to Submit 2018 MIPS Performance Data to Avoid a -5 Percent Payment Adjustment in 2020
Physicians may submit their 2018 MIPS performance data by using the CMS QPP submission portal through March 31 to avoid a negative payment adjustment in 2020. With the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting deadline fast approaching, you may be unsure of or need additional information on the steps needed to submit your 2018 MIPS participation data. PAI has gathered the most helpful CMS resources that provide you with step-by-step instructions on submitting your 2018 MIPS data:
- 2018 QPP Data Submission User Guide – This resource serves as a user guide on reporting 2018 MIPS performance data for individual physicians, groups, practice staff, and representatives for virtual groups and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Entities.
- 2018 Navigation to Individual and Group Submission Video – This CMS video explains how individual physicians and group practices can submit their 2018 MIPS performance data.
- 2018 Manual Attestation of Improvement Activities Video – This CMS video walks physicians through manually attesting to the reporting requirements for the MIPS Improvement Activities category.
- 2018 MIPS Data Submission Uploading Files Video – This CMS video provides details on uploading files to submit 2018 MIPS performance data.
Additional resources on the QPP, MIPS, and Advanced APMs are also available on PAI’s MACRA QPP Resource Center. Please note that resources for the 2018 performance year are still available to help you with your 2018 MIPS submission. PAI will update and release materials for 2019 MIPS participation after the close of the submission deadline. A summary of the key changes for the 2019 QPP performance year is available.