PHYSICIAN QUALITY REPORTING SYSTEM
Beginning in 2015, the PQRS quality reporting program began penalties for those who do not satisfactory report data on quality measures. You can avoid penalties and earn incentives on your Part B reimbursements using OD Online's certified EHR software to report Clinical Quality Measures to CMS.
What is PQRS reporting?
Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a quality reporting program that encourages individual eligible professionals and group practices via incentives and penalties to report quality measures to Medicare. You may be eligible for PQRS if you are a provider being paid under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
Who is eligible?
The 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) includes:
- Doctor of Medicine
- Doctor of Osteopathy
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
- Doctor of Optometry
- Doctor of Oral Surgery
- Doctor of Dental Medicine
- Doctor of Chiropractic
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Qualify for both Meaningful Use and PQRS?
If you are eligible for both Meaningful Use and PQRS, you can submit your electronic Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) to fulfill reporting requirements for both PQRS and Meaningful Use. CQM is part of Meaningful Use.