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MIPS Cost category impacts oncology practice scores in 2022

Posted by Lauren Patrick on August 10, 2023

With 2022 MIPS preliminary scores available, oncology practices are increasingly seeing how the Cost category negatively affects their overall MIPS scores.  

Before CMS added the Cost category to 2022 MIPS scores, research hinted that oncology and other specialties with higher healthcare costs might face more adverse effects than other specialties. Numerous oncology practices opted for an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) exemption for the Cost category in 2022, mitigating the impact of cost measures on them.  

Read on to learn more about how MIPS Cost scores are affecting Oncology practices.

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Topics: MACRA & MIPS, MIPS Reporting, MIPS Cost