April 2: Submission Deadline for MIPS Year 2 (2018) Data

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in Year 2 (2018) of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Data can be submitted and updated any time until 8:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

CMS Web Interface users need to report Quality performance category data by 8:00 p.m. ET on March 22, 2019. Clinicians who reported Quality measures via Medicare Part B claims can sign in to to view current performance based on claims that have been processed by a Medicare Administrative Contractor.

If you are working with a third-party intermediary to submit data on your behalf, CMS encourages active due diligence. Sign into the Quality Payment Program website during the submission period and review the submission for accuracy. Data cannot be resubmitted after the submission period closes.

 How to Sign into the Quality Payment Program Data Submission System to View or Submit Data

To sign into and submit data (or view data submitted on your behalf), you need:

  • An account (user ID and password)

  • Access to your organization

If you’ve signed into before or have an account with one of the PV/PQRS roles for submission of QPP data, you can use those credentials (user ID and password) to sign in at

If you’ve never signed into before, or don’t have an account with one of the PV/PQRS roles, you will need to create an account. Review the QPP Access User Guide and click Register on the sign in page to sign in and submit, or view, data.

Note: Clinicians who are not sure if they are eligible to participate in the Quality Payment Program can check their eligibility status using the QPP Participation Status Tool.

For More Information: review the 2018 MIPS data submission FAQs, User Guide and video series available in the QPP Resource Library.

Questions: contact: the Quality Payment Program by phone: 1-866-288-8292/TTY: 1-877-715-6222; or email: