1. What happens if I choose not to report any data to MIPS? Unless you qualify for an exemption from MIPS in 2020, you will receive a -9% payment adjustment to your Medicare Part B fee-for-service (FFS) claims in 2022. The following eligible clinicians are exempt from participation in MIPS: Newly-enrolled Medicare eligible clinicians who enroll in Medicare for the first time during the performance year Eligible clinicians and groups that are below the low-volume threshold: Who have Medicare Part B allowed charges ≤ $90,000 AND Who provide care to 200 or fewer Medicare Part B patients; AND, Provide 200 or fewer covered professional services to Part B patients Use the CMS NPI lookup tool to help you determine your eligibility. To use the tool, you will need to know your 10-digit national provider identification (NPI) number. Eligible clinicians who are participating in Advanced APMs Pages Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)1. What happens if I choose not to report any data to MIPS?2. If I decide to participate in MIPS, how will it benefit my practice?3. I’m concerned about patient privacy and confidentiality. Is patient data submitted to MIPS de-identified?4. Do I have a choice on what I want to report for each MIPS category?5. What is the minimum I have to do to avoid the MIPS penalty in 2020?6. My practice has two locations. One location uses an EHR and the other location uses paper charts. How do I gather the required data for each MIPS category if I am reporting as an individual?7. I’m associated with, and bill under, different NPI/TIN combinations, do I have to report data to MIPS under each one/practice?8. If a physician leaves the group reporting in the middle of the year, how does that impact our success? Comments are closed.