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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the Quality Payment Program and its impact on orthopaedic-related care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify features of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
  2. Discuss components of the merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS) and alternative payment models (APMs).
  3. Apply specific aspects of MIPS and APMs to orthopaedics.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0118A
Published: Jan/Feb 2018
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, ONP-C, RNFA
Specialties: Orthopaedics