CMS To Host Several MIPS 101 Webinar
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, February 5, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM ET to provide an overview of the quality performance category of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in Year 3 (2019) of the Quality Payment Program. Existing MIPS participants, as well as clinicians who are new to MIPS in 2019, should join to learn more about how to participate in the quality performance category.
During the webinar, CMS subject matter experts will provide information on a variety of topics, including:
- Participation and eligibility requirements for MIPS in 2019
- Quality performance category basics
- Data collection and scoring
- Preparing to submit 2019 quality data
- Resources and support
CMS will answer questions from participants at the end of the webinar as time permits.
Register for February 5 Webinar on the 2019 MIPS Call for Promoting Interoperability Measures and Improvement Activities
CMS is hosting a webinar on February 5 2-3 PM ET to provide an overview of the Annual Call for Measures and Activities process for the MIPS Promoting Interoperability and Improvement Activities performance categories. CMS also will address questions from participants at the end of the webinar. Please note, a separate webinar will be scheduled later to provide information on the Annual Call for MIPS Quality measures.
Register for Upcoming CMS Webinar on APMs in 2019
CMS is hosting a 101-level webinar on Thursday, February 21, from 2-3 PM ET, which will provide a basic overview of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) for the 2019 Performance Year of the Quality Payment Program. This webinar is open to all interested participants; however, CMS encourages new clinician types, practice support staff, health care organizations, and other stakeholders that may be participating in an APM for the first time in 2019 to call in.
During the webinar, CMS subject matter experts will provide information that will help clinicians, care teams, and practice support staff to get started in an APM. These topics include:
- Background of the Quality Payment Program
- Advanced APMs, MIPS APMs, and All-Payer Other Payer Combination Options
- QP Determination and Performance Period
- APM Scoring Standard
- Available support
Need CME? Watch the Society’s webinar, MACRA, MIPS, and APMS: What You Need to Know for 2019 Reporting. Click here for more information.