The Providers Quality Payment Program is a federal program implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that aims to incentivize and reward healthcare providers for delivering high-quality care to their patients.
The Providers Quality Payment Program (QPP) is a Medicare payment program that rewards healthcare providers for delivering high-quality patient care. The QPP was established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and is designed to shift the payment model from a fee-for-service system to a value-based system.
The QPP consists of two tracks:
MIPS is designed for eligible healthcare providers who bill Medicare Part B and measures performance based on four categories: Quality, Promoting Interoperability, Improvement Activities, and Cost. Advanced APMs are payment models that require participants to take on financial risk for providing high-quality, coordinated care.