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What is the timeline for MACRA?

2017 is the first or transitional performance year on which eligible clinicians will report. Performance scores will determine payment adjustments in 2019.

You can choose to start collecting performance data anytime between Jan. 1 and Oct. 2, 2017. The submission deadline is March 31, 2018.

  • 2017 - MIPS and Advanced APMs begin initial performance year:
    • Submission deadline: March 31, 2018
    • Payment year: 2019
    • Payment adjustment: +/-4%
  • 2018 – MIPS and Advanced APMs second transition year:
    • Submission deadline: March 31, 2019
    • Payment year: 2020
    • Payment adjustment: +/-5%
  • 2019 – MIPS and Advanced APMs third performance year:
    • Submission deadline: March 31, 2020
    • Payment year: 2021
    • Payment adjustment: +/-7%
  • 2020 – MIPS and Advanced APMs fourth performance year:
    • Submission deadline: March 31, 2021
    • Payment year: 2022
    • Payment adjustment: +/-9%
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