CMS: Most Providers Avoided MIPS Cuts In 2017, Bonuses Small

November 08, 2018
CMS says about 93 percent of eligible providers in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System received a bonus for their 2017 performance and the vast majority avoided a pay cut -- though CMS Administrator Seema Verma says in a blog post that she expects performance in the program will change as the thresholds are harder to meet. The Quality Payment Program has two tracks -- MIPS and alternative pay models, which get a 5 percent bonus on Part B income. CMS...

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