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Help Desk Support

Welcome to CMS Help Desk Support. Please refer to the following resources if you have an inquiry regarding the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and related topics, including, but not limited to, reporting requirements, negative payment adjustments, feedback reports, and Individuals Authorized Access to the CMS Computer Services (IACS) registration.

1. QualityNet Help Desk – Available Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Central Time (CT)

Common support issues include:
     o General PQRS information
     o Physician and Other Health Care Professionals Quality Reporting Portal (Portal)
     o Feedback report availability and access
     o IACS registration questions and login issues

Phone: 1-866-288-8912

TTY: 1-877-715-6222


You will be asked to provide basic information such as name, practice, address, phone, and e-mail.

2. Physician Value (PV) Help Desk (for Value-based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier) or PV-PQRS registration questions) – Available Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. CT

Common support issues include:
     o PV-PQRS Registration System
     o Value Modifier adjustments

Phone: 1-888-734-6433 (press option 3)


3. Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) and Carrier Provider Contact Centers

Common support issues include:
     o Remittance advice
     o Payment adjustments
     o Adjustments made to incentive payments due to sanctions/overpayments

To get a list of Provider Contact Centers, see "Review Contractor Directory – Interactive Map" by clicking on the following link to MLN General Info.  

Other Help Desks:

1. Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Information Center

    Phone: 1-888-734-6433 (TTY 888-734-6563)

2. Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) Support


     Phone: 1-800-381-4724

3. Pioneer Help Desk (for Pioneer [Accountable Care Organization] ACO questions)


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