8. If a physician leaves the group reporting in the middle of the year, how does that impact our success? If a physician leaves the group reporting in the middle of the year, the MIPS data reported for that physician will still be assessed as part of the group score because the assessment for group reporting is at the tax identification number (TIN) level, not the individual physician level. Thus, after the physician leaves, you would continue to report the data for the MIPS categories at the group level for all remaining physicians in the group. 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.