Data submission for the 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System underway

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Data submission for calendar year 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System measures began Jan. 1. Eligible professionals and group practices who report to PQRS using certified electronic health record technology or an EHR data submission vendor may submit 2015 data through Feb. 29. Those who report using the Group Practice Reporting Option Web Interface may submit data through March 11, and those who report using a qualified PQRS registry or clinical data registry may submit data through March 31. Eligible professionals and group practices must meet PQRS data reporting requirements for 2015 to avoid a 2% payment reduction in 2017. To view an updated PQRS timeline for 2015 through 2017, visit www.cms.gov.

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality, physicians

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