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2015 Physician Quality Reporting System

Note: 2016 was the last program year for PQRS. PQRS transitioned to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) under the Quality Payment Program. The final data submission timeframe for reporting 2016 PQRS quality data to avoid the 2018 PQRS downward payment adjustment was January through March 2017. The first MIPS performance period was January through December 2017. For more information, please visit the Quality Payment Program website.

2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Download Files

Please use this page to access all program year 2015 PQRS educational documentation, as it is the most accurate. For information about PQRS as it relates to previous program years, click on the relevant program year link in the left navigation bar. 2015 PQRS is applicable only to services furnished between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.

How To Get Started

CMS Sponsored Calls

Statute Regulations Program Instructions

Measures Codes

Registry Reporting

Electronic Reporting Using an Electronic Health Record (EHR)

CMS-Certified Survey Vendor

Qualified Clinical Data Registry Reporting

Group Practice Reporting Option

    The following educational demonstrations show PQRS group practices how to identify which measures are applicable to their practice, how to select a registry vendor, and an overview of the reporting requirements and MAV: 

GPRO Web Interface

    2015 Web Interface XML educational demonstration

    2015 GPRO Web Interface Measures Educational Demonstrations

    2015 GPRO Web Interface Overview educational demonstration

    2015 EIDM Overview for GPRO Web Interface educational demonstration

Analysis and Payment

Payment Adjustment Information

Educational Resources