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PQRS Reporting Options

PQRS - Physician Quality Reporting System

There are several different reporting options from which a PQRS participant may choose in order to participate and avoid the noncompliance payment adjustment (penalty). For those reporting as individual eligible professionals, the options are: Claims reporting (individual measures only) Registry reporting (either individual measures or measures groups reporting) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Direct Product that Read more

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CMS Finalizes the Meaningful Use Rules

Meaningful Use Stages

On October 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) released the 752-page final rule for the EHR Incentive Programs, which they say will ease reporting requirements for providers. The rule finalizes proposals that were made by the agency back in April of 2015. This Read more

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Medicare Incentive and Penalty Programs – A Brief Summary

Medicare Penalty Reduction

Over the past few years Congress has created a number of programs that call for payment incentives and reductions (referred to as “adjustments” by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) that impact physicians and their practices. These programs include: Sequestration Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Meaningful Use (MU) Physician Quality Reporting Read more

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