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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.

ACADEMY FACTSHEETS*:

 

*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℠ 

Reg-ent will help Members report on quality measures for federal and private programs, such as the Merit-based Payment System (MIPS).

Click here to learn more about Reg-ent.

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