The purpose of this workshop is to introduce attendees to the new payment paradigms mandated by MACRA and the subsequent CMS Quality Payment Program(QPP). The workshop will provide an in-depth overview of the two QPP pathways - Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), with an emphasis on the requirements to be successful under MIPS. The faculty will discuss the four MIPS categories and tools and methods to accomplish requirements within the categories, including Qualified Clinical Data Registry participation, the R-SCAN initiative and other potential improvement activities for radiologists. Discussion will address how radiologists will be impacted by MIPS in 2017, the 'transition' year and as the program develops over the upcoming years.
Discuss MACRA/QPP mandates and basics.
Describe basic skills on how to begin measuring quality, in the context of MIPS or APMS.
Identify tools such as R-SCAN, Qualified Clinical Data Registry and Improvement Activities.
Describe the implications of MIPS on radiology practices in the future.