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Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017

AAFP “Pick Your Pace” Resources: How to Avoid Penalties

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Are you aware that 2017 is a critical year for you and your practice? Your performance in 2017 now determines your payment adjustments in 2019. Failure to report at least one measure or activity in 2017 will result in a negative 4 percent adjustment in 2019.

Most AAFP members will fall into the Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS) track under the Quality Payment Program (QPP). To help you adjust to the shift to value-based payment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) deemed 2017 a transition year.

You now have the option to “Pick Your Pace” during the performance period. By selecting one of three “Pick Your Pace” options under MIPS, you will avoid a negative adjustment in 2019.

To help you succeed, the AAFP has a variety of “Pick Your Pace” resources available, including:

Avoid negative payments by assessing your current activities and visiting the AAFP’s “Pick Your Pace” resources today.

Call (800) 274-2237 or email with questions.