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CMS Offers Accredited Online Course on Quality Payment Program

Friday, August 11, 2017  
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The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a new, online and self-paced overview course on the Quality Payment through the MLN Learning Management System. Learners will receive information on:

  • The Improvement Activities performance category requirements, and how this category fits into the larger Quality Payment Program
  • The steps you need to take to report Improvement Activities data to CMS
  • The basics about scoring of the Improvement Activities performance category


This course is the third course in an evolving curriculum on the Quality Payment Program, where learners will gain knowledge and insight on the program all while earning valuable continuing education credit. First time learners will need to register for the MLN Learning Management System. Once registered, learners will be able to access additional courses without having to register. For information on how to login or find training, please visit the CMS  MLN Learning Management System FAQ sheet.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit for this course expires June 1, 2020. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is a trademark of the American Medical Association.


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