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Physician & Practice Timeline®

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The Timeline is a helpful summary of upcoming important dates related to a variety of regulatory, payment, and delivery system changes and requirements.

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Latest Updates

Direct Contracting Model LOI Open Until December 10th

The Letter of Intent (LOI) for the Professional and Global options of Direct Contracting is open until December 10th. More information.

Summary of 2020 Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Quality Payment Program, and Other Federal Programs Now Available

You can now read ACP’s summary and analysis on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Quality Payment Program, and Other Federal Programs at acponline.org.

2018 MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score Available Now

If you submitted 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data, you can view your performance feedback and MIPS final score on the QPP website. You can also log in using your HCQIS Access Role and Profile (HARP) credentials. If you do not have a HARP account, please use the QPP Access User Guide.

Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool Now Includes First Snapshot of 2019 Qualifying APM Participant and MIPS APMs Data

CMS updated its QPP Participation Status Tool based on the first snapshot of data from Alternative Payment Model (APM) entities. The tool includes 2019 Qualifying APM Participant (QP) and participation status in an Alternative Payment Model that qualifies for the APM scoring standard.

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This service features triggered text alerts aimed at keeping you on top of upcoming deadlines and details related to regulatory, payment, and delivery system requirements. To sign up for these alerts, text ACPtimeline (no space) to 313131 from your mobile phone.