CMS Eases Quality Payment Program Reporting Requirements in Response to COVID-19


On March 22, 2020, the HHS’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is easing the burden on clinicians, healthcare providers, and facilities that are participating in the Quality Payment Program and other reporting programs due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


The CMS is granting exceptions and extensions to reporting requirements for the 1.2 million clinicians that are participating in the Quality Payment Program and are on the front lines fighting against the virus and COVID-19 respiratory disease.

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