2020 & 2021 MIPS Dates to Remember

Based on CMS guidelines, below are some of the important upcoming MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) dates and deadlines:

October 3, 2020

Last day to start promoting Interoperability (PI) and Improvement Activities (IA) Reporting periods

November 30, 2020

Last day to complete active engagement for Public Health reporting requirements

December 31, 2020

  • PI Hardship and Exception Applications window closes.
  • Fourth Snapshot for Full TIN APMs (in MSSP’s) to determine which eligible clinicians are participating in a MIPS APM for purposes of the APM scoring standard.
  • Eligibility to be finalized for Reporting Year 2020.
  • 2021 virtual group election period closes.

January 4, 2021 

2020 MIPS performance year data submission window opens.

March 1, 2021 

Deadline for CMS to receive 2020 claims for the Quality performance category.

March 31, 2021 

2020 MIPS performance year data submission window closes.

July 2021

2020 Reporting is finalized, and ready for review.

August 2021

Submit Targeted Review (deadline is 60day after finalized feedback is provided.)

January 1, 2022

2020 Performance Year payment adjustment apply for MIPS participants.

** The above dates are not inclusive of all APM dates and deadlines. **

by Tiffany Short – Director Consulting Services | TriumpHealth