Recent News

CMS Announcement of Proposed Rule for Implementation of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model

On July 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule that would make additional proposals to implement the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) expanded model starting in 2018.

Final Recommendation Statement: Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Cardiovascular Risk Factors

July 11, 2017 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease prevention in adults without cardiovascular risk factors.

Now Available: 2017 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals, Schematron, and Sample Files

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the 2017 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture Category III (QRDA III) Implementation Guide (IG) Version 1.0 (7/07/2017) for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals (EPs) Programs with Schematron and sample files. This version replaces the 2017 CMS QRDA III IG for Eligible Clinicians Reporting v0.1 (12/29/2016).

View Recent Quality Payment Program Webinar Recordings Online

Were you unable to participate in a recent Quality Payment Program webinar?

There’s good news: You can view webinar recordings, presentations, and transcripts on the CMS Quality Payment Program Events webpage.

Upcoming Webinar: CMS Innovation Center Medicare Quality Payment Program Year 2 Proposed Rule – All-Payer Combination Option

On Tuesday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m. EDT, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center will host an overview webinar on the Medicare Quality Payment Program Year 2 proposed rule, with a focus on the participation of non-Medicare payers through the All-Payer Combination Option.