American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

About MIPS in 2019

Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is the default QPP participation pathway for most physicians.

2019 Quality Payment Program Components



  • A single MIPS final score will factor in performance in the four categories on a 0 to 100 point scale.
  • Surgeons can receive positive or negative payment adjustments based on their final score (see diagram below).

MIPS 2018 Scoring