CMS Plans Demo To Exempt Doctors In MA APMs From MIPS

July 03, 2018
Doctors in areas where Medicare Advantage is popular might be able to avoid the Merit-based Incentive Payment System if CMS officials follow through with a demonstration they laid out Friday (June 29), and provider lobbyists said it seems at least some of those MIPS-exempt doctors could be eligible for a 5 percent bonus reserved for those who participate in alternative pay models. CMS used an information-collection notice to lay out the demonstration. The Trump administration has relied heavily on informal...

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