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​QPP SURS Webinar Series: Implications of the Year 5 Final Rule for Solo and Small Group Practices

Jan 5, 2021 11:33:06 AM / by Practice Support Team

2021 begins the fifth year of the Quality Payment Program. While much remains the same, CMS is considering changes for the upcoming year that have implications for solo and small group practices. This webinar will discuss updates to the performance category weights and requirements, changes for third party intermediaries, COVID-19 flexibilities, and revisions to the performance threshold. Understanding these changes will enable you to begin preparing so you can succeed in Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2021 and beyond. This event will feature a panel of experts familiar with the Final Rule who can offer advice on how to prepare and answer your questions about how these changes will affect small practices, solo practitioners and practices in rural and medically underserved areas. Join this event to talk with the panelists about any questions you have on the Final Rule.

Doctor working on a laptop at the officeParticipants will learn:
  • Key changes in Year 5 of the MIPS program
  • Practical tips for how small group practices can successfully respond to these adjustments
  • How to access Free technical assistance resources available from CMS and a local Technical Assistance Contractor funded by CMS

This event is designed for:

  • MIPS-eligible clinicians from solo and small group practices with 15 or fewer clinicians
  • Practice managers and other staff from small group practices
  • Persons supporting small group practices that are preparing for MIPS in 2021


The webinar is offered on both dates:

(Click on the date to register for the event)

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM EST - 12:00:00 PM EST

Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:30:00 PM EST - 4:30:00 PM EST



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