You can now use the updated Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) MIPS Participation Lookup Tool to check on your 2018 eligibility for MIPS.
Just enter your National Provider Identifier (NPI), to find out whether you need to participate during the 2018 performance year.
To reduce the burden on small practices, CMS has changed the eligibility threshold for 2018. Clinicians and groups are now excluded from MIPS if they:
- Billed $90,000 or less in Medicare Part B allowed charges for covered professional services under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS)
- Furnished covered professional services under the PFS to 200 or fewer Medicare Part B -enrolled beneficiaries
This means that to be included in MIPS for the 2018 performance period you need to have billed more than $90,000 in Medicare Part B allowed charges for covered professional services under the PFS AND furnished covered professional services under the PFS to more than 200 Medicare Part B enrolled beneficiaries.
Note: The 2018 Participation Lookup Tool Update for Alternative Payment Model (APM) participants will be updated at a later time.
Find out whether you’re eligible for MIPS today. Prepare now to earn a positive payment adjustment in 2020 for your 2018 performance.