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Date
2014-03-18
Event
PQRS: Reporting Across Medicare Quality Reporting Programs in 2014
Topic
Physician Quality Reporting System

Description:
This MLN Connects™ National Provider Call provides an overview of how to report across various 2014 Medicare Quality Reporting Programs – including the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, Value-Based Modifier (VBM), and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). CMS subject matter experts guide individual eligible professionals, group practices, Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs, and Pioneer ACOs wishing to report quality measures one time during the 2014 program year to maximize their participation in the various Medicare reporting programs.

When: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Time:    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Target Audience: Physicians and other health care professionals, medical group practices, practice managers, medical and specialty societies, payers, and insurers.

Agenda:

Individual eligible professionals, group practices and ACOs will learn how to:

  • Become incentive eligible for 2014 PQRS
  • Avoid the 2016 PQRS payment adjustment
  • Satisfy the clinical quality measure (CQM) component of the EHR Incentive Program
  • Satisfy requirements regarding the 2016 VBM adjustment, if applicable

Continuing Education:
This MLN Connects Call has been approved by CMS for CME and CEU continuing education credit (CE). Review CE Activity Information & Instructions for specific details.

Call Materials:
Presentation [PDF, 1MB]

Call Announcements [PDF, 73KB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 18MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 473KB]

Registration:
To register for an MLN Connects National Provider Call, please visit the CMS MLN Connects Upcoming Calls registration website.

For More Information:
For more information on Physician Quality Reporting System, please visit:

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Index.html.