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Important MIPS reporting, QPP, and Value Based Care Deadlines

Last updated March 15, 2023: This post will be updated throughout the year with any new or updated deadlines.

Missing an important MIPS, Quality Payment Program (QPP), or value-based care (VBC) deadline could have negative impacts on your organization – including penalties or money left on the table. Keeping track of these deadlines can be tricky, especially with overlapping programs that are still evolving.

Bookmark this blog post for a quick reference guide to MIPS reporting deadlines!

Mingle Health is a CMS Qualified Registry for the Quality Payment Program including MIPS and the APM Performance Pathway. Learn more about our analytics and reporting solutions here.

MIPS is getting harder; QPP is evolving

The MIPS program is finding its stride and the requirements continue to increase. You’re now at risk of receiving a 9% penalty and must earn a minimum of 75 points to avoid a negative adjustment (up from 45 points for 2020 reporting).

Now, more than ever, it’s important to track and analyze your performance in MIPS and other value-based programs throughout the year. Mingle Health is here to help.

Important Deadlines

Here’s a list of upcoming deadlines you should know about to protect your income and become successful in MIPS and the QPP. If you have questions or aren’t sure which deadlines apply to you and your practice, contact us to get help from one of our Quality Program Consultants!

Are you a Mingle Health client? View our MIPS Solutions and quality management project plan and key dates here >>


Date Important Deadlines
April 2023 Mingle Health: Send Q1 2023 data for quality measure performance analysis

Registration for MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) and CAHPS for MIPS Survey

Spring/Summer 2023 QPP Exception Applications window opens for Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances or a Hardship Exception for MIPS (Read more from CMS on exception applications)
July 2023 Mingle Health: Send Q2 2023 data for quality measure performance analysis

Estimated: CMS Releases the 2024 PFS Proposed Rule (stay tuned for our analysis!)

August 2023 (est.) MIPS and QPP Program Feedback Reports Available for 2022 performance year
October 3, 2023 Deadline to begin the 90-day minimum performance period for Promoting Interoperability and Improvement Activities category
October 2023 (est.) Targeted review deadline for 2022 Program Year
October 2023 Mingle Health: Send Q3 2023 data for quality measure performance analysis
October 15, 2023 Priority deadline to sign up with Mingle Health for MIPS and QPP services including consultative support to maximize incentive potential. You may wait until January 2024, but will not be able to take advantage of Mingle’s full optimization services for the 2023 service year.
November 2023 (est.) Performance Year 2023 MVP Registration Ends

CMS releases 2024 Final Rule and 2024 program year benchmarks. Stay tuned for our 2024 Final Rule content to learn more about the future of MIPS and the QPP!

December 31, 2023 Final Day of QPP 2023 Performance Period

Hardship Exemption: Deadline to file for a Hardship Exemption for one or more of the MIPS performance categories.

Deadline to elect to participate in a Virtual Group for 2024 – election must be made prior to the performance period

January 1, 2024 QPP Payment Adjustment begins on all Medicare Part B reimbursements based on 2022 MIPS reporting and scores.
January 2024 Send data (end-of-year/full-year data) to Mingle Health for analysis and submission readiness.

January 8, 2024 – Priority Deadline to sign up for MIPS Solutions with 2023 CMS submission.* Please note: after 1/8/2024 limited slots are available, please be aware our team will be focused on completing optimization services and CMS MIPS submissions for customers who signed up earlier in the year.

January 31, 2024 Deadline to upload 2023 billing data to MIPS Solutions
March 2024 8-week CMS Web Interface submission window closes, exact dates to be announced by CMS
April 1, 2024 Deadline for submitting 2023 data to CMS via Qualified Registry (learn more about MIPS Solutions from Mingle Health here)

*It’s important to register with Mingle as soon as possible to guarantee your submission success. Get started early to preview your MIPS measure performance throughout the year.

Want to mitigate your MIPS penalty risk?

Mingle Health has a MIPS quality reporting and quality management solution for you – whether you want to simply avoid the penalty or maximize your chances for an incentive or bonus, we’ll guide you every step of the way to succeed with MIPS.

Why wait? Delaying the registration process only makes reporting more of a burden to your practice and providers, risking a negative 9% adjustment on all Medicare Part B payments in 2023. Sign up now!

Have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us to speak with a Mingle Health expert about your organization.


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