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Quality Payment Program Exceptions

Sponsor
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Deadlines
Dec 31, 2019
Contact

866.288.8292
QPP@cms.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides the opportunity to apply for exceptions to meeting Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program requirements.

MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, and virtual groups may request an exception citing one of the following specified reasons:

  • Small practice
  • Have decertified EHR technology
  • Have insufficient internet connectivity
  • Face extreme and uncontrollable circumstances such as disaster, practice closure, severe financial distress, or vendor issues
  • Lack of control over the availability of CEHRT
Eligibility

MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, and virtual groups that can cite one of the reasons listed above may apply for an exception.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

There is no monetary value. This is an exception to participating in the Quality Payment Program.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online exception applications by type are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health information technology · Medicaid · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Technology for health and human services



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