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Physicians Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

Upcoming PQRS Deadlines
DEADLINE KEY DATE DETAILS
Data Collection Period Begins July 1, 2014

The six-month 2014 PQRS data collection period for .5% bonus is from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. The six-month period applies ONLY to individual eligible professionals reporting measures groups via qualified registry. Physicians must begin reporting 2014 PQRS to avoid the (-) 2.0% penalty in 2016 to their Medicare reimbursements.

PQRS
Group Registration Deadline
September 30, 2014

Last day for groups to register for 2014 PQRS reporting and avoid the 2016 penalty. Group practices should register and select the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) web interface, EHR, or qualified registry. This is also the last day to cancel GPRO reporting.

PQRSwizard Makes Quality Reporting Fast & Easy

ACP offers the PQRSwizard - a fast, convenient, and cost-effective online tool to collect and report quality data for the CMS PQRS program. Benefits of the PQRSwizard:

  • Requires as few as 20 patient records per provider
  • Minimizes data entry time - most users can complete the data input in under 2 hours
  • Validates data entry automatically
  • Maximizes your PQRS incentive and avoids penalties

View information about the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO). Learn about the incentives and penalties. To sign up a free informational webinar - or view past webinars - about PQRS and the PQRSwizard, see PQRSwizard Support.

Register for PQRSwizard

PQRS 2014 General Information

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Communicate with ACP and Colleagues

E-mail ACP staff your questions and/or comments (login required) on your Medicare PQRS experience.

Communicate with your ACP colleagues about PQRS in the members-only Small Practices Special Interest Group community.

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