An APM is a payment approach that gives added incentive payments to provide high-quality and cost-efficient care. APMs can apply to a specific clinical condition, a care episode, or a population.
Advanced APMs (AAPMs)
AAPMs are a subset of APMs, and let practices earn more for taking on some risk related to their patients’ outcomes. You may earn a 5% incentive payment by going further in improving patient care and taking on risk through an Advanced APM.
What models are Advanced APMs?
In 2017, the following models are Advanced APMs:
- Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) – Two-Sided Risk
- Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)
- Next Generation ACO Model
- Shared Savings Program – Track 2
- Shared Savings Program – Track 3
- Oncology Care Model (OCM) – Two-Sided Risk
- Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment Model (Track 1- CEHRT)
Many resources on APMs are available. Please click on the links below to view and download the information.
- How Do I Participate in Alternative Payment Models?
- Comprehensive List of APMs
- How to Design an APM
- Learn More About Improvement Activities and APMs
- APMs: Medicaid Models and All-Payer Models
- MIPS APMs in the Quality Payment Program
- Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Quality Payment Program
- Predictive QP Methodology Fact Sheet
- 2017 MIPS Quality Performance Category Scoring for MSSP and Next Generation ACOs