As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
Quality Payment Program (QPP)
This webpage is for staff to learn more and amplify guidance about the CMS' Quality Payment Program . The Quality Payment Program is established under the Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (also known as MACRA). MACRA reforms Medicare payments and creates the Quality Payment Program to pay clinicians for the value and quality of health care provided.
What is the Quality Payment Program (QPP)?
The QPP helps move the national healthcare system toward the goal of paying for value and quality care by establishing two paths to Medicare payment:
Please click on the links above or the links in the resources section to learn more about these programs.