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Updated! 2015 PQRS EHR Reporting Made Simple (02-27-2015)

CMS has updated the 2015 PQRS EHR Reporting Made Simple document. This is a beginner-level document that outlines EHR-based reporting for 2015 PQRS. It applies to individual EPs who wish to report via EHR and group practices that registered for EHR-based reporting via the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO).To view this document visit the Electronic Health Record Reporting section page. 

2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Presentations (02-27-2015)

CMS has posted the presentations for the 2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Calls on the GPRO Web Interface section page:

• 02/26/15 GPRO Web Interface Q&A Sessions Presentation

MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls (02-26-2015)

The registration is now open for the Physician Quality Reporting Programs:  Reporting Once in 2015 National Provider Call.  To register for this call, visit the CMS Sponsored Calls section page. 

2015 How to Report Once (02-26-2015) 

CMS has posted the 2015 How to Report Once document for 2015 Medicare Quality Reporting Programs.  To view this document visit the How to Get Started or the Educational Resources section page. 

2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment and Providers who Rendered Services at IDTFs (02-24-2015)

CMS has distributed a listserv and posted a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) with information for providers who rendered services at independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTFs) in 2013 and are subject to the 2015 PQRS payment adjustment. Links to these documents can be found here:   

PQRS Payment Adjustments and Providers Who Rendered Services at IDTFs

FAQ - 2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment and Providers who Render Services at IDTFs

2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Presentations (02-20-2015)

CMS has posted the presentations for the 2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Calls on the GPRO Web Interface section page:

• 02/19/15 GPRO Web Interface Q&A Sessions Presentation

2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Presentations (02-11-2015)

CMS has posted the presentations for the 2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Calls on the GPRO Web Interface section page:

• 01/29/15 GPRO Web Interface Q&A Sessions Presentation
• 01/30/15 GPRO Web Interface Q&A Sessions Presentation

Updated! 2015 PQRS Implementation Guide (02-11-2015)

CMS has updated the 2015 PQRS Implementation Guide.This guide helps eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices participating in PQRS via the group practice reporting option (GPRO) understand and report for 2015 PQRS. To view this document visit the Measures Codes section page. 

Update! 2015 PQRS List of Face-to-Face Encounter Codes List  (02-11-2015)

CMS has updated the List of  Face-to-Face Encounter Codes for the billable codes that identify face-to-face encounters for the purposes of 2015 PQRS reporting.  To view this document visit the Measures Codes section page.   

2015 PQRS List of Eligible Professionals (02-11-2015)

CMS has posted a 2015 PQRS List of Eligible Professionals to determine whether or not you are eligible to participate in 2015 PQRS. To view visit the How To Get Started or the Educational Resources section pages.

2013 PQRS Quality-Data Code (QDC) Error Report by Individual Measure and by Specialty (02-10-2015)

CMS posted the 2013 PQRS Quality-Data Code (QDC) Error Report by Individual Measure and 2013 PQRS Quality-Data Code (QDC) Error Report by Provider Specialty.  These reports includes claims data for services provided from January 1, 2013 through December 30, 2013, and processed by December 30, 2013.   To view visit the Analysis and Payment section page.

Understanding the 2015 Medicare Payment Adjustments (02-10-2015)

CMS has posted an Understanding the 2015 Medicare Payment Adjustments guide.  This guide provides a general overview of the 2015 payment adjustments for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare quality reporting. To view visit the Payment Adjustment Information section page.

2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Presentations (02-09-2015)

CMS has posted the presentations for the 2015 GPRO Web Interface Support Calls on the GPRO Web Interface section page:

• 02/05/15 GPRO Web Interface Q&A Sessions Presentation

2015 Measure-Applicability Validation (MAV) Training Course (02-04-2015)

The 2015 Measure-Applicability Validation (MAV) Training Course for eligible professionals (EPs) reporting measures via claims or an EP or group practice reporting measures via a registry vendor has been posted to the Analysis and Payment page.

2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment and Providers who Rendered Services at RHCs/FQHCs (01-29-2015)

CMS has distributed a listserv and posted an Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) with information for providers who rendered services at a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 2013 and are subject to the 2015 PQRS payment adjustment. Links to these documents can be found here:  

Listserv 2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment and Providers who Rendered Services at RHCs/FQHCs

FAQ 2015 PQRS Payment Adjustment and Providers who Rendered Services at RHCs/FQHCs

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