The Vitals

Doctors Must Start Collecting MIPS Data By Oct. 2 To Boost Odds Of Bonus

October 02, 2017
Monday (Oct. 2) is doctors' last day to begin collecting 90-days of data in order to improve their chances of getting a pay bump from the Merit-based Incentive Payment System for 2017. Because 2017 is a transition year, doctors may submit just one day of data to avoid a pay cut in 2019 for 2017 performance, but submitting more data “increases your likelihood of earning a positive payment adjustment,” CMS reminds doctors in an email. Physicians need to submit their...

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