CMS Quality Reporting

The Academy has published updated fact sheets to provide information on how you can successfully participate in each of these initiatives, possibly earn incentive payments, and avoid payment reductions. The Academy has also published a fact sheet on the new CMS Physician Compare website, a tool that correlates with the quality programs.

NEW & UPDATED ACADEMY FACTSHEETS:

Click below to learn more about each program.

 

Additional Information

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Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program
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The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program is an initiative from CMS designed to facilitate the use of EHRs in clinical settings. Eligible professionals, hospitals, and critical access hospitals that demonstrate meaningful use of EHRs are eligible for incentive programs. Learn More

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Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
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The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative, provides incentive payments and payment adjustments to physicians and other eligible professionals who successfully report data on quality measures. Learn More

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Value Based Payment Modifier
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The Value Based Payment Modifier assesses both quality of care furnished and the cost of that care under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Learn More

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Physician Compare Program
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Physician Compare is a CMS website that allows the public to find and select physicians who are currently enrolled in the Medicare program as well as other information on providers who participate in CMS quality programs. Learn More