CMS Proposes New MIPS Value Pathways in 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Update – HIMMS

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has release proposed changes to the Physician FEE Schedule (PFS).  These changes include policy, payment and quality provisions updates, which would begin first thing next year. CMS also proposed streamlining the Quality Payment Program (QPP), including a new way for physicians to participate in MIPS, called MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs), which would begin in 2021.

These and more proposed updates are being analyzed by HIMSS, which will submit formal comments by September 27th, 2019. To learn more about the proposed updates, visit Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s website for the original article.