Physician & Practice Timeline
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Following is a helpful at-glance summary of upcoming important dates related to a variety of regulatory, payment, and delivery system changes and requirements. Check back frequently for updated information.
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SGR Repeal Update
Effective April 1, 2015 a 21% decrease in Medicare Physician Fee Schedule payments will occur, unless the Senate acts by April 15, 2015. Services performed on or before March 31, 2015, will not be subject to a reduced payment and will be processed and paid under normal procedures and time frames. More details.
PQRS 2014 Data Reporting Deadline
QCDRs using XML format: 3/31/2015 by 8 p.m. ET
*see below for more details*
Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing
Register now to be selected to participate in CMS's third round of end-to-end testing to take place the week of July 20 through 24, 2015. Applicants should apply through their respective Medicare Administrative Contractor's (MAC) website. Forms due April 17, 2015.
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NOTE: Ongoing Items are listed on the BOTTOM of this printout.
: Ongoing Items
Check the items below for guidance on what you should be working on, collecting, and thinking about right now.