On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans for the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive (MAQI) Demonstration to waive Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) requirements for clinical professionals who participate sufficiently in certain Medicare Advantage organizations that involve taking on risk. The MAQI Demonstration will allow participating clinical professionals to have the opportunity to be eligible for waivers that will exempt them from the MIPS reporting requirements and payment adjustment for a given year if they participate to a sufficient degree in Qualifying Payment Arrangements with Medicare Advantage organizations. Under the Demonstration . . .