CMS Training: MACRA Quality Payment Program Overview

CMS Training: MACRA Quality Payment Program Overview 

Welcome to the CMS Training: MACRA Quality Payment Program Overview training module, presented by Relias Learning. This module will explore quality payment programs, participation, how these programs work, as well as sources of additional information. This module is designed for presentation to trainers and other information givers. It can be easily adapted for presentations to groups of beneficiaries.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PI-0-P78
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Discuss the Quality Payment Program.
Identify who can participate.
Summarize how the Quality Payment Program works.
Know where to go to learn more.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: What is the Quality Payment Program? A. Medicare Payment Prior to MACRA B. The Quality Payment Program C. Review D. Summary Section 3: Who Participates? A. Who Participates in MIPS? B. Who is Excluded from MIPS? C. Easier Access for Small Practices D. Small, Rural and Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) Exceptions E. Review F. Summary Section 4: How does the Quality Payment Program Work? A. Pick Your Pace for Participation for the Transitional Year B. MIPS: Choosing to Test for 2017 C. MIPS: Partial Participation for 2017 D. MIPS: Full Participation for 2017 E. Bonus Payments and Reporting Periods F. Alternative Payment Models G. Advanced Alternative Payment Models H. Advanced APMs in 2017 I. Future Advanced APM Opportunities J. Review K. Summary Section 5: Where can I go to Learn More? A. Quality Payment Program Service Center B. When and Where do I Submit Comments? C. Technical Assistiance Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam G. BrainSparks

Instructor: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Training Program
The core components of this training module were developed and approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Training Program (NTP). The original CMS content was enhanced with the addition of interactive vignettes, brought to you by Relias Learning. Disclosure: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Training Program has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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