MeritBased Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Performance Year 2023 (PY23) Submission Checklist and Deadlines

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have set March 31st as the deadline for MIPS PY23 submissions. Now that we’re in mid-February, it’s vital that you and your practice are on top of these steps and are near completion with your submission. Here is a breakdown of where you should be by now:

These Steps Should be Completed by Now

Contact our support team if you are running behind.

  • Check Your Current Eligibility for the 2023 Performance Year
    • Check your preliminary eligibility status by entering your National Provider Identifier (NPI) in the QPP Participation Status Tool.
    • Sign in to the QPP website to check the eligibility status for all groups you’re associated with and the connected clinicians in your practice.
  • Select a Reporting Option
    • Original Reporting Option
      • Traditional MIPS:The clinician/group reports in the Quality, IA, and PI categories. CMS calculates the Cost category.
  • Select Quality Measures
    • Traditional MIPS: 6 Quality measures (or a complete Specialty measure set)
  • Select Improvement Activities
    • Traditional MIPS:
      • Large practice-2 high-weighted or 4 medium-weighted activities Improvement Activities or 1 High weighted and 2 medium weighted
      • Small Practice- 1 High weighted or 2 medium weighted

If you haven’t yet completed these steps, you are behind where you should be. Please schedule a FREE 15-minute MIPS consultation here.

What Needs to be Completed.

Choose a Participation Option

  • Individual: Collect and submit data for an individual MIPS eligible clinician.
    • Group: Collect and submit data for all clinicians in the group.

Determine whether you will submit data for Promoting Interoperability

  • Small practices and certain provider types qualify for automatic re-weighting of the PI performance category
    • EHR must be certified to the 2015 Edition Cures Update certification criteria
    • Security Risk Assessment (SRA) and High Priority SAFER guide must be completed by 12/31/2023
    • Must submit active engagement level for Public Health and Clinical Data Exchange measures
      • Option 1 – Pre-Production and Validation
      • Option 2 – Validated Data Production

While our suggested deadlines are subjective, we firmly believe that your practice will need time to spare with your submission, so these steps should be completed a couple of weeks before the March 31st deadline. HCIS is accepting new clients for PY23 MIPS submission until March 20th; please look at our Pricing & Services page.