2. Do I have to meet both the Medicare patient count and payment amount QP/PQ thresholds? No, you do not have to meet the thresholds under both of the methods. You only need to meet the thresholds for either the patient count method or the payment amount method. Use the CMS APM Lookup tool to determine your status. Pages Advanced APM QP/PQ Thresholds1. How are the QP/PQ thresholds determined?2. Do I have to meet both the Medicare patient count and payment amount QP/PQ thresholds?3. What is the difference between a QP and PQ?4. How do I know if I am a QP or PQ?5. What if I do not meet either the QP or PQ thresholds? Do I have to participate in MIPS? Comments are closed.