Maximize performance for MACRA Quality Payment Programs in 2018

Date: March 20, 2018


Vizient experts discuss insights into the changing requirements and ways to maximize performance under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Learning objectives

  • Review the final MACRA rule for QPPs in 2018, including eligibility requirements, facility-based reporting, changes in exemptions, and the adjusted weights for the measurement pillars
  • Examine the components of the MIPS cost pillar and how to maximize performance
  • Assess the evolution of and outlook for advanced alternative payment models (APMs) and  Bundled Payments for Care Improvement  (BPCI) advanced in 2018


  • Robert Dean, DO, MBA
    Senior Vice President, Performance Management
  • Valinda Rutledge, MBA, MS
    Senior Advisor, Sg2