Physician & Practice Timeline
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The Timeline is a helpful summary of upcoming important dates related to a variety of regulatory, payment, and delivery system changes and requirements. Check back regularly for updated information.
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Quality Resource and Use Reports Now Available for Informal ReviewCMS made the QRURs for performance year 2014 available on September 9, 2015, and established a 60-day Informal Review Period for EPs to request a correction of a perceived error in their 2016 Value Modifier calculation, which concludes on November 9, 2015. Get more information on how to view your report and how to request a correction to your 2016 Value Modifier calculation.
ICD-10 Contingency PlanThe October 1 deadline still stands but CMS will allow some flexibility in billing, quality reporting, and hardship. For more information see ACP's press release and this CMS guidance. Clarifying Questions and Answers from CMS were published on July 31, 2015.
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