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Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a quality reporting program with negative payment adjustments to promote quality reporting. Stay up to date with quality reporting measures, requirements, and deadlines.

Upcoming PQRS Deadlines




PQRSwizard Deadline

MAR 17, 2017

If you are using PQRSwizard to submit individual measures or measure group data for 2016 PQRS requirements, data must be entered into PQRSwizard by 5 p.m. ET. (Note: Other qualified registries may have different submission deadlines.)

GPRO Web Interface Deadline

MAR 17, 2017

2016 PQRS data submission using the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) web interface needs to occur between January 17, 2017 and March 17, 2017.

QCDR & EHR Deadline

MAR 31, 2017

Last day for Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) to submit 2016 CQMs for dual participation in the PQRS and the Medicare EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use) in 2016. This is also the last day to submit 2016 PQRS data using EHR reporting methods.

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
  • $219/provider for ACP members

View more information about PQRSwizard. During February, there are several free informational webcasts scheduled. To register or to view past webinars - about PQRS and the PQRSwizard, see PQRSwizard Support.

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Use ACP’s Genesis Registry® For PQRS Reporting

Approved by CMS as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR), ACP’s Genesis Registry provides seamless integration with participating EHRs* to collect quality measure data and automatically submit data measures that satisfy PQRS, VBM, and MU directly to CMS.

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*EHR vendors supported include: Allscripts, Aprima, AthenaHealth, Greenway, NextGen, Quest Diagnostics/Care360, and STI/Chartmaker.

Don’t see your EHR? Contact CEcity for more information.

2015 Reporting Review

  • Negative Payment Review - Between September 26 and November 30, 2016, request informal review that CMS investigate 2017 payment adjustment determination.

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