Upcoming Presentations

2018 QPP: MIPS Cost Performance Category In-Depth Review

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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During the 2018 QPP Reporting Year, this performance category will count for 10% of a MIPS eligible clinician’s final score. Under the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Cost performance category, CMS will use Medicare claims data to calculate the cost of care in order to gauge the total cost of care during the year or during a hospital stay. This webinar will provide attendees with a detailed description of the Cost Performance Category, its components, and the way the score is calculated.

Meeting the MIPS Challenge: A Conversation about Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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During this presentation you will learn how pharmacists are guiding the use of Medication/Substance Agreements, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), Opioid Medication Assisted Treatment and Naloxone to address opioid overuse use in a primary care practice. Relevant MIPS Quality Measures and Improvement Activities will be identified. Join us for this informative and interactive conversation!

CMS LAN Webinar: Submitting your 2018 MIPS Data: Advice for Solo and Small Group Practices

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET

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Understanding the mechanics of how to submit your MIPS data can be challenging, especially given time constraints of solo practitioners and small group practices. This event will focus on the methods by which you can submit your 2018 MIPS data including the CMS portal, an EHR vendor, and registries. In addition, the event will focus on step-by-step processes you can take to submit your data for each performance category. The event will feature a panel of experts familiar with the range of data submission options available to small group practices and individual clinicians. Join this event to dialogue with the panel about any questions or challenges you’re encountering submitting MIPS data to CMS.

CMS LAN Webinar: Overview of the 2019 Final Rule: Implications for Solo and Small Group Practices

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM ET

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2019 begins the third year of the Quality Payment Program. While much remains the same, CMS is considering changes for the upcoming year that have implications for solo and small group practices. This webinar will discuss upcoming changes to eligibility and low-volume threshold requirements, revisions to the submission mechanisms, updates to the performance category weights, and more. Understanding these changes will enable you to succeed in MIPS in 2019. This event will feature a panel of experts familiar with the Final Rule who can offer advice on how to prepare and answer your questions about how these changes will affect small practices and solo practitioners. Join this event to dialogue with the panelists about any questions you have on the Final Rule.

QPP/MIPS Office Hours

Multiple Sessions (see below)

Held on Tuesdays, an open Q and A (not a formal presentation) hosted by IPRO’s Quality Payment Program Support Team members to discuss and help resolve clinicians and practices questions about MIPS, APMS and the Quality Payment Program in general. Come prepared with questions for our highly knowledgeable QPP Support Team.

September 25, 2018 12pm-1pm

October 9, 2018 12pm-1pm

October 16, 2018 12pm-1pm

October 23, 2018 12pm-1pm

October 30, 2018 12pm-1pm

November 13, 2018 12pm-1pm

November 20, 2018 12pm-1pm

November 27, 2018 12pm-1pm

December 4, 2018 12pm-1pm

December 11, 2018 12pm-1pm

December 18, 2018 12pm-1pm

Past Presentations

To access prerecorded webinars on MIPS topics, please click here or email bpinga@ipro.org

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