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The Quality Payment Program (QPP) Performance Year 2018 Final Rule:

Extended Flexibility on the Path to Value-Based Payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a final rule with comment period on policies and requirements for physicians and other clinicians participating in the second year of the Quality Payment Program effective January 2018. 

As we have previously highlighted,2 the QPP was established as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) as a way to transition Medicare physician reimbursement to a system that rewards high-value, low-cost care through two tracks

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) Performance Year 2018 Final Rule:

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) Performance Year 2018 Final Rule:

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