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Updated Look-up Tool on QPP Website for 2018 MIPS Eligibility
CMS has just released an updated look-up tool on their QPP website that enables clinicians to determine whether
they must participate in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment Program
(MIPS) this year.
Visit www.qpp.cms.gov/participation-lookup and enter the Clinicians’ National Provider Identifier (NPI) number to find out whether they are eligible to participate in MIPS during the 2018 performance year.
Reminder – to reduce the burden on small practices, CMS changed the threshold to exclude clinicians and groups that:
- Billed $90,000 or less in Medicare Part B allowed charges for covered professional services under the Physician Fee Schedule
- Furnished covered professional services to 200 or fewer Medicare Part B-enrolled beneficiaries
CMS also stated that the participation lookup tool for Alternative Payment Models (APMs) will be updated at a later time.
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