Posted On: December 16, 2021
Please be aware of these important 2021 Performance Year deadlines.
Quality Payment Program Exception Applications Window Closes Soon!
December 31, 2021 is the last day to file ALL exception applications.
In order to file an exception, you will need a HARP account. This is available through the QPP (Quality Payment Program) website. (https://qpp.cms.gov/login)
Filing for a MIPS Category Exception for any of the performance categories will allow the points to be reweighted to other categories. Any of the below issues will constitute a need to file a MIPS Performance Category Exemption or an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances application.
Requirements for Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Hardship
Requirements for Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship
Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy
Once you apply through the QPP website for an exception, a notification will be sent to the email address provided on your application. You can also log into the QPP website to check your current application status.
For additional information, please visit https://qpp.cms.gov/mips/exception-applications.
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