• MIPS 2018—What’s New for Cost

    Written By: Rebecca Hancock, Flora Lum, MD, Chris McDonagh, Cherie McNett, Jessica Peterson, MD, MPH, and Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS

    This content was excerpted from EyeNet’s MIPS 2018; also see the Academy’s MIPS hub page


    Although CMS assigned you a cost score for 2017, your cost performance wasn’t factored into your MIPS final score. In 2018, cost is slated to contribute up to 10 points to your final score.

    Your 2018 cost score will be based on up to 2 measures— the Total Per Capita Cost measure and a Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB) measure.

    Next year, CMS hopes to also include some episode-based measures that are currently under development, including one for routine cataract surgery.

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