In May, California physicians will be receiving letters from Noridian, the state’s Medi-Cal administrative contractor, notifying practices which clinicians need to take part in MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System). Clinicians should participate in MIPS if they bill more than $30,000 in Medicare Part B allowed charges per year and provide care for more than 100 Part B–enrolled Medicare beneficiaries per year. You can determine if you are eligible for MIPS by going to For help with participating in MIPS, register for four free webinars on Creating a MIPS Success Roadmap, or contact the ACCMA at 510-654-5383 or