CMS invites clinician participation in 2018 Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures study
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is studying the Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures in 2018, as outlined in the Quality Payment Program Year 2 final rule (CMS 5522-FC). The purpose of the study is to:
- Study clinical workflows and data collection methods using different submission systems.
- Understand the challenges clinicians have when collecting and reporting quality data.
- Recommend changes to try to lower clinician burden, improve quality data collection and reporting, and enhance clinical care.
Clinicians or clinician groups who are eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and participate successfully in the study, will earn full credit for the 2018 MIPS Improvement Activities performance category. Applications for this study are being taken through **March 23, 2018. **