An Overview of Alternative Payment Models


 Advanced Alternative Payment Models offers
more incentive, so earn more but also get more risk. It Requires Doctor’s
medical office to use Certified Electronic Health Record technology. Provide payment for the covered professional services based on quality
measures used in MIPS quality performance category and be a Medical Home Model
under CMS innovation Center or participating APM entities with more than
nominal amount of financial risk losses. The volume must be 25% of Medicare
Part B payments OR 20% of Medicare patients. 

Reporting data are
scored: A higher score means payment incentives, a lower or no score means a
payment penalty.