January, 2018 APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook - Version 18.1
Subscriber Special Bulletin: 1-4-18
This alert is provided as a service to APF Pathology Service Coding Handbook subscribers. It provides important information of immediate interest to pathologists, independent laboratories, hospitals, and support entities.
CMS Launches Data Submission System for Quality Payment Program Metrics
On January 2, 2018, CMS unveiled the data submission system (https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality- Payment-Program/Resource-Library/QPP-2017-Data-Submission-Factsheet.pdf) for reporting Quality Payment Program (QPP) metrics. Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians will use one system to submit 2017 performance data.
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