CMS has added New PQRS Frequently Asked Questions

To keep you updated with information on the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), CMS has recently added three new FAQs to the website. Review these FAQs to learn more about PQRS EHR reporting, Adult Treatment Panel clinical guidelines, and Joint National Committee clinical guidelines.

New FAQs:

If an eligible professional’s (EP) or group practice’s 2014 EHR system was not ready to report 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures as of January 1, 2014, can it still be used to report 2014 PQRS measures via direct electronic health record (EHR) product or EHR data submission vendor after January 1, 2014 and what percentage of clinical quality measure (CQM)-eligible Medicare patients must be reported? Read the answer here.

How should clinicians continue current practice and report 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures, which still reflect the old clinical guidelines through the PQRS claims, Registry or GPRO Web Interface reporting option? [Low-density lipid control clinical concepts and Adult Treatment Panel clinical guidelines] Read the answer here.

How should clinicians continue current practice and report 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures, which still reflect the old clinical guidelines through the PQRS claims, Registry or GPRO Web Interface reporting option? [Blood pressure clinical concepts and Joint National Committee clinical guidelines] Read the answer here.

Want more information about PQRS?

Make sure to visit the CMS PQRS website for the latest news and updates on PQRS. You can also contact the QualityNet Help Desk at 1-866-288-8912 or via qnetsupport@hcqis.org. They are available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday.

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