Over 84,200 more eligible clinicians sufficiently participated in one of the Quality Payment Program’s Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to a new official blog post from CMS. New data points released Monday showed that 183,306 eligible clinicians earned Qualifying APM Participant (QP) status under the Advanced APM path in 2018, up from 99,076 eligible clinicians the previous year. CMS also reported that 47 eligible clinicians received partial QP status during 2018, down from 52 the previous year. In the latest blog post, CMS projected positive payment adjustments to increase. The agency plans to increase performance thresholds as clinicians become more comfortable with the program, which will result in fewer MIPS eligible clinicians qualifying for positive payment adjustment.
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