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Date
2013-01-22
Event
Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) & Electronic Prescribing National Provider Call
Topic
Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program

Description:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Provider Communications Group hosted a National Provider Call on the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program discussing 2012 program year data submission for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.  Specifically, data submission through Registry, Electronic Health Record (EHR) and the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) Web Interface were discussed.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Target Audience:  
Eligible Professionals, medical coders, physician office staff, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors and other interested Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) healthcare professionals

Agenda:

  • Welcome and Announcements
  • 2012 PQRS Data Submission
    • Individual Eligible Professional Registry, EHR Direct and EHR Data Submission Vendor
    • Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) Web Interface
  • 2012 eRx Incentive Program Data Submission
    • Individual Eligible Professional Registry, EHR Direct and EHR Data Submission Vendor
  • PQRS Maintenance of Certification Program
  • Resources and Where to Call for Help
  • Question and Answer Session

Call Materials:

Written Transcript
Audio File

Registration:

In order to receive call-in information, you must register for the call on the CMS Upcoming National Provider Calls webpage registration website. Registration will close at 12pm on the day of the call or when available space has been filled; no exceptions will be made, so please register early.

For More Information:

Continuing education credit may be awarded for participation in certain CMS National Provider Calls. Visit the Continuing Education Credit Notification web page to learn more.

For more information on Physician Quality Reporting System, please visit: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/index.html, and for more information on e-Rx, please visit http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/ERxIncentive/