PQRSwizard Reporting Deadline
February 7, 2017 - For those CRNAs that are using PQRSwizard for their 2016 PQRS reporting, they
will be extending their data submission deadlines from February 28th to March
10th at 5:00 pm EST. There are a variety of February
webcasts that will walk you through the PQRSwizard upload and
validation process. Please visit the PQRSwizard Video
Library for more information. If you have specific questions about data
reporting or measures found in PQRSwizard please call 1-877-509-7774
CMS extends deadline for 2016 PQRS EHR submissions
February 7, 2017 - CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) data submission for EHR reporting. Individual eligible professionals (EPs), PQRS group practices, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs) and qualified EHR data submission vendors (DSVs) can submit 2016 EHR data until March 13, 2017. The original deadline was February 28, 2017.
For complete information use this link
. The new deadlines are:
March 13, 2017
EHR Direct or Data Submission Vendor (QRDA I or III) - January 3, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QRDA III) - January 3, 2017 to March 13, 2017
March 17, 2017
March 31, 2017
Qualified Registries (Registry XML) - January 3, 2017 to March 31, 2017
QCDRs (QCDR XML) - January 3, 2017 to March 31, 2017.
Sign up for 2017 CMS Study to Receive Improvement Activities Credit for 2017 MIPS
December 30, 2016 -The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is conducting a Clinical Practice Improvement Activities and Measurement Study. Applications for this study will be accepted from January 1 - 31, 2017. Clinicians and groups who are eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) that participate successfully in the study will receive full credit for the Improvement Activities performance category. To learn more and apply please go to the 2017 CMS Improvement Activities and Measurement Study. Completed applications should be submitted to CMSCPIAStudy@ketchum.com by January 31.
2017 MIPS Measure Specifications Released
December 29, 2016 -
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final specifications for the 2017 MIPS measures on December 29, 2016. To view the measure specifications please visit CMS’ Quality Payment Program website under Education and Tools -> https://qpp.cms.gov/resources/education
These measure specifications can only be used for claims or qualified registry reporting only.
2015 PQRS Performance Scores Posted on Physician Compare
December 20, 2016 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new performance data on the Physician Compare website. The 2015 data release includes individual clinician-level PQRS measures collected via claims and registry and non-PQRS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) as well as group practice-level PQRS measures. You can visit the Physician Compare website to see if your performance scores have been publicly reported. For more information, you can also read our FAQ page on CMS Quality Public Reporting.