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A recording of the December 5thMedicare Physician Fee Schedule webinar has been posted on the Medicare Program page on ASCO Practice Central.
CMS recently posted new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:  
The Physician Compare 30-day preview period is now open. You can preview your 2017 Quality Payment Program performance information before it will appear on Physician Compare profile pages and in the Downloadable Database. You can access the secured preview through the Quality Payment Program website. The 30-day preview period will close on December 31, 2018 at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST).  Check out the resources below on how to preview your data:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) outlining reimbursement changes for 2019. CMS estimates that the overall impact will be a one percent reimbursement cut for the hematology/oncology and radiation/oncology specialties in 2019.
On October 30, CMS removed the Quality Payment Program (QPP) resources from to the newly redesigned QPP Resource Library on The new design includes a search function that allows you to search for resources by year, reporting track, performance category, and document type such as fact sheet, user guide, and measure specifications.
CMS will host a MLN Connects® National Provider Call about Physician Compare on October 30, 2018 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM ET. Learn more about Physician Compare and the public reporting of 2017 Quality Payment Program performance information. The Physician Compare preview period allows clinicians and groups to review their performance information before it is publicly reported on the Physician Compare website.
ASCO submitted in depth comments highlighting its concerns and recommending potential solutions in response to the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) proposed rule.
ASCO has joined a letter led by the American Medical Association (AMA) to CMS opposing a recent notification from the agency that Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to use step therapy protocols for physici