Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Pages Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 1. What happens if I choose not to report any data to MIPS? 2. If I decide to participate in MIPS, how will it benefit my practice? 3. I’m concerned about patient privacy and confidentiality. Is patient data submitted to MIPS de-identified? 4. Do I have a choice on what I want to report for each MIPS category? 5. What is the minimum I have to do to avoid the MIPS penalty in 2017? 6. My practice has two locations. One location uses an EHR and the other location uses paper charts. How do I gather the required data for each MIPS category if I am reporting as an individual? 7. I’m associated with, and bill under, different NPI/TIN combinations, do I have to report data to MIPS under each one/practice? 8. If a physician leaves the group reporting in the middle of the year, how does that impact our success? Comments are closed.