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
CMS Quality Reporting
The Academy published 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 also published a fact sheet on the CMS Physician Compare website, a tool that correlates with the quality programs.
- Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Fact Sheet
- Physician Quality Reporting System Fact Sheet
- Value Based Payment Modifier Fact Sheet
- Physician Compare Fact Sheet
*Payment adjustments for the EHR Meaningful Use, PQRS, and VM programs will continue ONLY through December 31, 2018 based on 2015 and 2016 reporting. Click here to learn more about the sunset timelines for each program.
Reg-ent will help Members report on quality measures for federal and private programs, such as the Merit-based Payment System (MIPS).
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
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