ALERT: 2020 MIPS Hardship and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exemption Applications Now Available
MIPS-eligible clinicians and groups can now apply for the 2020 Promoting Interoperability (PI) Hardship Exception or the MIPS Program Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception.
Applications must be submitted to CMS by December 31, 2020. It's easy to apply and applications are being processed in a timely fashion. Exceptions will be available to those who meet certain criteria established by CMS.
Tip: The 2020 application requires clinicians to provide a justification for why they should be excepted. To ensure a speedy review, applicants should specifically reference that they have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
View the 2020 Quality Payment Program Exception Applications Fact Sheet.