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QPP Updates in 2021: Big rise in measures, easier performance threshold, no MVP

Posted by Healthmonix on Aug 17, 2020 3:00:00 PM

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) is slated to retrench slightly due to COVID-19, but take note of several big news items: You’ll find a new reporting scheme for MIPS Alternate Payment Models (APM), a smaller than-expected rise in the overall performance threshold and several telehealth innovations.


The MIPS Value Pathways (MVP) model proposed in the 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule
— then planned for a 2021 implementation — has been postponed (PBN 8/15/19). CMS says it had to “recognize stakeholder concerns about this timeline” during the pandemic.


Topics: MACRA & MIPS, 2021 PFS Proposed Rule