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Quality Payment Program Exceeds Year 1 Participation Goal

6/1/2018

Today, CMS Administrator Seema Verma issued a blog announcing successes in reporting 2017 Quality Payment Program Year 1 Submission Results.
 
In the blog post, Administrator, Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported that  91 percent of all clinicians eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participated in the first year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) – exceeding CMS's goal of 90 percent participation. Remarkably, the submission rates for Accountable Care Organizations and clinicians in rural practices were at 98 percent and 94 percent, respectively. "What makes these numbers most exciting is the concerted efforts by clinicians, professional associations, and many others to ensure high quality care and improved outcomes for patients," stated Verma.

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