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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Quality Payment Program Resource Center

Quality Payment Program Resource Center

About the QPP Center

The ACS Quality Payment Program Resource Center helps you navigate the Medicare physician payment system, with basic information about the program, options for participation, and ACS resources available to you.

QPP Information by Year

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 called for major changes in the physician payment system that went into effect in 2017. The QPP continues to advance a policy goal of basing payment on value rather than on volume. For your convenience, we have compiled reporting information for 2020, 2021, and 2022 participation.

2022 Information

The 2022 QPP offers two pathways: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Advanced Alternative Payment Models.

2021 Information

For 2021, surgeons need to score a total of at least 60 points to avoid a payment penalty in 2023.

2020 Information

Beginning in 2020, if a surgeon or group was required to report MIPS and chose not to, they would receive the full -9 percent payment adjustment in 2022.

Questions?

Contact the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy if you have questions about federal and state legislation, regulatory issues, grassroots advocacy, practice management, and more.