If you’re still sighing a relief that you finished your 2016 MIPS attestation, don’t take too long of a break. 2017 is the final practice year that allows a 90-day reporting period. In 2018, every day will count starting Jan. 1. There are lots of actions your practice can take over the next months to make operational improvements to optimize your MIPS payment adjustment – and to meet the threshold to receive the Exceptional Bonus Payment. The catch is – you’ve got to start now so that you really have a chance to improve your performance. Read on to understand MIPS, the money at stake – and what you should do now.