The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) began on January 1, 2017. You should submit at least one measure between now and October 2, 2017 to ensure you do not incur a payment penalty; however, you get to pick your pace for the QPP. If you’re ready, you can begin anytime between January 1 and October 2, 2017 and start collecting your performance data. For an overview of the QPP and how to begin, visit the CMS QPP website.

Note: The American Joint Replacement Registry Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center is a CMS-approved Qualified Clinical Data Registry. Visit the AJRR website to learn more and sign up.