In 2018, clinicians will need to score at least 15 points to avoid negative payment adjustments in 2020. For the first time in 2018, cost will contribute 10 percent to a clinicians overall score. In 2019, cost will contribute 30 percent.
For more information on MACRA, visit:
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Value-Based-Programs/MACRA-MIPS-and-APMs/MACRA-LAN-PPT.pdf
- Quality Payment Program Specifics: https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/quality-payment-program-qpp-specifics