Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
Upcoming PQRS Deadlines
Data Collection Deadline
|December 31, 2015||
Successful PQRS reporters may qualify for upward, neutral, or downward adjustments under the VBP modifier program based on quality tiering and dependent on the size of the practice.
|Physician Compare Review Period||October 5-
November 6, 2015
Individual and group level 2014 PQRS measures that will be publicly reported on Physician Compare are available for EPs to preview. If you reported any measures for PQRS on either the individual or group level list above, you can preview your data by following the CMS Guide to Physician Compare Measures Preview.
|PQRS Negative Payment Review Period||September 9-
November 9, 2015
EPs, CPC practice sites, PQRS group practices, and ACOs that did not satisfactorily report PQRS in 2014 and that believe they have been incorrectly assessed the 2016 PQRS negative payment adjustment may submit for an informal review requesting CMS investigate incentive eligibility and/or payment adjustment determination.
PQRS Reporting Deadline
|February 26, 2016||
EPs using PQRSwizard must submit their data by 5:00 pm on Feb 26, 2016, to avoid payment penalties in 2017.
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
Special Webcast: The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) is having a free webcast on October 7 at 11:00 am ET about 2015 PQRS reporting via PQRSwizard. A live question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. Register.
2014 Reporting Review
PQRS 2015 General Information
- 2015 PQRS Implementation Guide
- CMS' PQRS 2015-2017 Timeline
- 2015 PQRS Measures
- How to Report Once in 2015 for Medicare Quality Reporting Programs
- EHR Reporting Made Simple
- Registry Reporting Made Simple
- Guide for Group Practices Using PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO)
- GPRO 2015 Criteria
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