Physician & Practice Timeline
Professional Requirements & Opportunities®
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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Upcoming PQRS Deadline for Group Reporting
Group practices that want to participate in PQRS using the group practice reporting option (GPRO) for 2015 are required to register by June 30, 2015. The GPRO is available to practices with two or more EPs. Physicians reporting as individuals do not need to register at this time.
EHR Incentive Program Exception Application
Eligible Professionals who did not successfully participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use) in 2014 can avoid a payment adjustment in 2016 by applying for a hardship exception if they meet certain criteria. Applications are due July 1, 2016 and can be accessed here.
New Law Enacted to Repeal SGRGet more more details about the repeal of SGR here.
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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.