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CMS Releases 2021 MIPS Final Scores

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the 2021 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final scores and associated 2023 payment adjustments. Neurosurgeons may view their MIPS performance feedback, final score and payment adjustment by logging into the Quality Payment Program website.The maximum incentive payment for 2023 is 2.33%, funded by the exceptional performance bonus, which expires after the 2022 performance/2024 payment year. Neurosurgeons who believe there is a calculation error in their MIPS payment adjustment may request a targeted review until Oct. 21.

Additional resources are listed below, including a link to a CMS survey on the process of accessing your MIPS scores and feedback: