If an individual or group’s final MIPS score is 70 or above, that will qualify for an exceptional performance bonus. There are separate funds set aside for this bonus, and it is not subject to budget neutrality requirements. CMS will make this determination based on all of the data submitted. However, physicians would need to fully participate in more than one performance category and the best way to ensure that their performance is high is by participating for a year (or as close to a year as possible). Click here for the full Tip or visit the Top Tips page for more MACRA Tips to help you succeed.
“Ask the Experts” MACRA Webinar
Register now for the ASOA webinar “Ask the Experts: MACRA” on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET. ASOA is continuing its popular “Ask the Experts” webinar, which gives members the opportunity to send in their questions and have them answered by ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations experts. This webinar will focus on the implementation of the MACRA, which includes the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models. ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations, Nancey McCann and Manager of Regulatory Affairs, Allison Madson will provide detailed answers to all of your questions related to MACRA and how it will impact your practice. All questions must be submitted in advance. To submit a question, please click here.
ASOA members receive complementary registration for this webinar. Enter promo code J783 and hit “apply coupon(s)” to receive your complimentary registration rate.
If you have additional questions, please contact Allison Madson, manager of regulatory affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the ASCRS•ASOA MACRA hotline at 703-383-5724.