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MACRA and the Quality Payment Program

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. The QPP transforms the Medicare physician payment system from one focused on volume to one focused on value.

10 Things to Know

Here are the most important things you must do to be successful under the QPP.

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Questions & Answers

Understand your options under the QPP and learn to succeed.

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MACRA Glossary

Cut through the alphabet soup of commonly used terms related to the MACRA legislation.

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Exempt? MIPS? APM? Wondering where you stand?

Take advantage of ACP's Quality Payment Advisor™ (QPA), a free tool for ACP members that answers these questions. Answer a few simple questions about your practice and this online tool will indicate if you need to participate and what track you should be in. The QPA also identifies performance gaps and details specific actions to take to position your practice for success under the Quality Payment Program.

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Additional Quality Payment Program resources

For more information or questions or concerns regarding specific MACRA-related issues, email

We also encourage you to discuss MACRA with your colleagues in the Member Forum on MACRA.