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VCSQI Update: March 31 is 2017 QPP & MIPS Reporting Deadline


March 31 is 2017 QPP & MIPS Reporting Deadline – 4 Days from Now! 

All 2017 Data Due and CMS Submission Portal Closes March 31

Let Us Know if You Need Help to Access the CMS QPP MIPS Data Entry Portal.  Contact VCSQI project director Debbie Nadzam Melnyk at debnadzam@gmail.com, or 440-785-9657

Instructions to submit MIPS data in this VIDEO and FACTSHEET.  


MIPS Improvement Activities Fact Sheet


Scores for Improvement Activities in MIPS APMs in the 2017 Performance Period


First Quarter Quality Data Due to VCSQI by April 16th!

Q1 2018 data for your selected TCPI quality metrics are due to Eddie Fonner by April 16th. Please contact Eddie, Rick Koss or Ivan if you have questions about how to submit these data.  It is aggregate data (numerators and denominators) for your selected measures, NOT patient-level data.


2018 QPP & MIPS: What’s Different & What You Should Do NOW
  • Quality category– You must submit data for 6 measures, for the full year; quality weight drops from 60% to 50% of total MIPS score (10% went to Cost category). You should already be collecting quality data and submitting through claims or entering it into your EMR or registry.
  • Advancing Care Information– Some measure changes (see fact sheet below); submit for total of 100 points
  • Improvement Activities– No change; try to select up to 4 activities that total 40 points
  • Cost – included as 10% of total MIPS score; CMS will calculate your data for this category (see fact sheet below).


See These New QPP MIPS 2018 Fact Sheets for More Details:


2018 Cost Performance Category Fact Sheet:  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Payment-Program/Resource-Library/2018-Cost-Performance-Category-Fact-Sheet.pdf


2018 Advancing Care Information Fact Sheet: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Payment-Program/Resource-Library/2018-Advancing-Care-information-Fact-Sheet.pdf


More General Information and Resources: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Payment-Program/Resource-Library/2018-Resources.html



More MACRA and QPP Updates:   MACRA info and go to https://qpp.cms.gov



VCSQI March Workgroups: Sharing Resources


Opioid Management Workgroup:  New March 22 insights and information HERE

Next call on April 26, 1 pm


Person & Family Engagement Workgroup: Sharing March 7 information HERE

Next call on April 11, 1 pm


Visit the VCSQI Website for More Updates related to TCPI — PFE and Opioid Prescribing resources, success stories and new practices.  See topics on right side bar.

Quote for the Week:
“Set short-term goals and keep working towards those goals until you achieve your commitment.” — LCDR Fred Butler, Jr.


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