Due to APMA’s efforts and those of our partners, podiatry’s measure set has been included under the proposed New and Modified MIPS Specialty Measure Sets for the 2018 Performance Period, including core measures as agreed upon by Core Quality Measure Collaborative and high-priority measures. (Learn more about the APMA Registry and how this inclusion will benefit you.)
CMS’s goal with the new rule is to simplify the program, especially for small, independent, and rural practices, while ensuring fiscal sustainability and high-quality care within Medicare. Among the updates:
This proposed rule is now subject to a 60 day comment period. Sometime after the comment period ends, the final rule will be published. APMA will continue its review of the proposed rule and provide more information, as well as prepare comments to submit to CMS. In the meantime, find out what you need to do today to avoid a MIPS payment penalty in 2019 by watching this short presentation.
For more information about the proposed rule, read a CMS Fact Sheet.