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CSRO Submits Comments in Response to 2018 QPP Proposed Rule

Posted: August 21, 2017

The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO) and several state societies submitted comments to CMS today in response to the CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program.

In its 2018 updates to the QPP, CMS is proposing significant flexibility and incentives for small practices, which will benefit the vast majority of practicing rheumatologists across the country. However, CSRO believes there are several issues that must be addressed as the program continues; particularly with respect to the MIPS cost performance category and the MIPS payment adjustment.

Issues discussed:

  • MIPS Eligible Clinicians
  • Quality Performance Category
  • Cost Performance Category
  • Improvement Activities Performance Category
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