PV-PQRS Registration Open Until September 30

PV-PQRS Registration Open Until September 30

The Physician Value-Physician Quality Reporting System (PV-PQRS) Registration System is open for authorized representatives of group practices to register to participate in the PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO CMS) for CY 2014 via Qualified PQRS Registry, Electronic Health Record Incentive Program (EHR)or Web Interface (limited to groups with 25 or more eligible professionals (EPs)…

What is QCDR?

What is QCDR?

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a pay-for-reporting program that uses a combination of incentive payments and payment adjustments to promote reporting of quality information by eligible professionals (EPs). A Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) is one of the reporting mechanisms available within PQRS. The collection and submission of PQRS quality measures data on behalf of EPs…

CMS to Begin Accepting Suggestions for Potential PQRS Measures in May

CMS to Begin Accepting Suggestions for Potential PQRS Measures in May

In May, 2014, CMS will begin accepting quality measure suggestions for potential inclusion in the proposed set of quality measures in the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for future rule-making years. Quality measures submitted in this Call for Measures also will be considered for use in other quality programs for physicians and other eligible professionals…

PQRS Retired Claims-Based Measures

PQRS Retired Claims-Based Measures

Measure # 79 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD): Influenza Immunization in Patients with ESRD Measure # 94 Otitis Media with Effusion (OME): Diagnostic Evaluation – Assessment of Tympanic Membrane Mobility Measure # 135 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Influenza Immunization Measure # 153 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Referral for Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula Measure # 175 Pediatric…

PQRS Frequently asked Questions – from CMS

PQRS Frequently asked Questions – from CMS

* If only one eligible professional in the group practice satisfactorily reports Physician Quality Reporting System quality measures, how will the financial incentive be calculated and paid? The analysis of satisfactory reporting for Physician Quality Reporting will be performed at the individual eligible professional level for each NPI/TIN, using the individual-level NPI. Incentives earned by…

PQRS Important Updates

PQRS Important Updates

2011 Physician Quality Reporting System (Physician Quality Reporting) Measure Specifications Manual for Claims and Registry Release Notes CMS is pleased to announce the release of the 2011 Physician Quality Reporting System (“Physician Quality Reporting”, formerly known as Physician Quality Reporting Initiative or PQRI) Measure Specifications Manual for Claims and Registry Release Notes. Measure developers, professional…

PQRS / PQRI Gastroenterology Measure Specifications

PQRS / PQRI Gastroenterology Measure Specifications

2011 Physician Quality Reporting System (“Physician Quality Reporting,” formerly known as Physician Quality Reporting Initiative or PQRI). Each measure is assigned a unique number. Measure numbers for 2011 Physician Quality Reporting represent a continuation in numbering from the 2010 measures. For 2010 PQRI measures that are continuing forward in the 2011 Physician Quality Reporting System,…