The Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application for the 2017 transition year is now available on the Quality Payment Program website.
- Insufficient internet connectivity
- Extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (e.g., EHR Certification/vendor issues)
- Lack of control over the availability of Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT)
There are some MIPS eligible clinicians who are considered Special Status, who will be automatically reweighted (or, exempted in the case of MIPS eligible clinicians participating in a MIPS APM) and do not need to submit a Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application.
About the Hardship Exception Application Process
In addition to submitting an application via the Quality Payment Program website, clinicians may also contact the Quality Payment Program Service Center and work with a representative to verbally submit an application.
Learn more and submit an application here.
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