Year 2 of the QPP: What Rural Clinicians and CAHs Need to Know

Event Details
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)


Lisa Gall, DNP, FNP, LHIT-HP, Quality Clinical Program Manager, Stratis Health

This webinar will inform and prepare rural health providers and critical access hospitals (CAHs) as CMS heralds the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Learn how to assess your current performance and choose reporting strategies that make the most sense to your practice and your patients. See how to test various reporting methods and plan improvement goals that fit your practice and benefit your patients by using Stratis Health’s MIPS Estimator.


  • Understand the basics of the Quality Payment Program
  • Learn who is eligible to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
  • Learn which quality measures and improvement activities may apply to rural health providers and CAHs
  • Learn how to estimate your MIPS score to help you set improvement goals for 2018

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,009,121 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.