Upcoming Presentations



CMS LAN Webinar: Understanding Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMS): Advice for Solo and Small Group Practices

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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As many solo and small group practices advance in MIPS or consider other payment options, participation in an alternative payment model (APM) deserves consideration. Understanding how APMs and advanced APMs work and the pros and cons of APM participation can help with this decision. This event will provide free and objective information about what is required to participate in an advanced APM, the potential advantages of transitioning from MIPS to an APM, and how to know if your practice is ready. The event will feature a panel of experts that understand APMs, work regularly with clinicians and practices to help them succeed in MIPS, and that will provide you with practical advice on how to know if advanced APM participation will benefit your practice and patients.

2018 QPP: Avoiding a Negative Payment Adjustment

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Understanding the minimum requirements for participation in the 2018 Quality Payment Program’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is critical to avoiding a negative payment adjustment. This webinar will help your practice/organization understand what is required for each of the performance categories and will review relevant options regarding data collection and submission.

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2018 QPP: MIPS Cost Performance Category In-Depth Review

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

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.

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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.

August 21, 2018 12pm-1pm

August 28, 2018 12pm-1pm

September 4, 2018 12pm-1pm

September 11, 2018 12pm -1pm

September 18, 2018 12pm-1pm

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

Past Presentations

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

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