In response to the Change Healthcare cyberattack in late February, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the data submission deadline and is now reopening the 2023 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) Exception Application to provide relief to MIPS eligible clinicians impacted by this cybersecurity incident. The application will be open for the remainder of the extended data submission period, which closes April 15, 2024.

This announcement includes the details, including the following information:

  • 2023 MIPS Data Submission Deadline
  • Who Can Submit a 2023 MIPS EUC Exception Application?
  • What If We’ve Already Submitted Some Data?
  • How Do I Apply?
  • Additional Resources