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Getting Started with PQRS Reporting: Implications for the Value-based Payment Modifier and the PQRS Payment Adjustment National Provider Call
Value-Based Payment Modifier – Physician Feedback Program

This National Provider Call will cover how to obtain an Individuals Authorized Access to the CMS Computer Services (IACS) account in order for (1) physician group practices to select their CY 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Group Reporting Mechanism, and if applicable, elect quality tiering to calculate their CY 2015 Value-based Payment Modifier; and (2) individual eligible professionals to select the Administrative Claims reporting mechanism for CY 2013.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Please note that while this call is scheduled for 60 minutes, CMS experts will be available to stay on the line for an additional 30 minutes to take outstanding questions, should they exist, at the end of the scheduled call time. Participants can remain on the line until the conclusion of the call or refer to the call transcript and audio recording (to be posted 7-10 business days after the call) if they are unable to participate beyond the 60 minute scheduled duration.


  • Introductions & Opening Remarks
  • IACS Registration Walkthrough
  • Question & Answer Session

When: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Time: 1:30-2:30PM Eastern Time

Target Audience: 
Physicians, physician group practices, practitioners, therapists, practice managers, medical and specialty societies, payers, insurers.

Call Materials: 

Audio File


Post Call Clarification

To register for a National Provider Call, please visit the CMS Upcoming National Provider Calls webpage.

For More Information:
Visit the Physician Feedback Program web page for more information on the Value-Based Payment Modifier.