GOP Doctors Caucus To CMS: Reduce MIPS Exemptions, Hike Bonuses

July 11, 2018
GOP Doctors Caucus members asked CMS Administrator Seema Verma to cut back on the number of physicians excluded from the Merit-based Incentive Payment System when the agency sets participation thresholds for 2019, as the lawmakers say they are concerned the smaller number of physicians in the program limits the bonuses high performers can get. AMGA, which previously raised concerns with limiting MIPS participation, was pleased with the letter, and said CMS has an opportunity to better tailor the program for...

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