CMS reminder: 2018 MIPS data submission deadline is April 2

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services distributed the following alert…

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in Year 2 (2018) of the Quality Payment Program. Data can be submitted and updated any time until 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 2.  

CMS Web Interface users need to report their Quality performance category data by 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 22. Clinicians who reported Quality measures via Medicare Part B claims can sign in to to view current performance based on claims that have been processed by your Medicare Administrative Contractor.

If you are working with a third-party intermediary to submit data on your behalf, we encourage you to sign in to the Quality Payment Program website during the submission period and review the submission for accuracy. Data cannot be resubmitted after the submission period closes.

How to access the QPP Data Submission System 

To sign in to and submit data (or view data submitted on your behalf), you need…

– An account (user ID and password)

– Access to your organization

If you’ve signed in to before or have an account with one of the PV/PQRS roles that lets you submit QPP data, you can use those credentials (user ID and password) to sign in at

If you’ve never signed in to before, or you don’t have an account with one of the PV/PQRS roles that lets you submit QPP data, you’ll need to create an account before you can sign in. Review the QPP Access User Guide and click “Register” on the sign-in page so you can sign in to submit or view data.

Note: Clinicians who are not sure if they are eligible to participate in the Quality Payment Program can check their eligibility status using the QPP Participation Status Tool.

Contact CMS at 866.288.8292/TTY 877.715.6222 or with questions.

MAG members can also contact Ryan Larosa at or 678.303.9020 with questions related to QPP/MIPS. 

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