Inside CMS - 03/26/2020

CMS Relaxes Quality Reporting For 2019, 2020 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By Michelle M. Stein / March 23, 2020 at 1:08 PM
CMS on Sunday (March 22) announced exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare quality reporting programs -- including accountable care organizations and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System -- but the agency hasn’t yet laid out what it will do about 2020 data for MIPS and ACOs. “For those programs with data submission deadlines in April and May 2020, submission of those data will be optional, based on the facility’s choice to report. In addition,...

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