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Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
By participating in these modules, providers will have the opportunity to improve patient care by using evidence-based measures that are based on clinical guidelines.
Navigating PQRS Incentives and Penalties

Dermatologists who report at least three quality measures to Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in 2013 will not only make themselves eligible for a bonus payment of 0.5 percent of their total Medicare Part B allowed charges, but can also possibly avoid a 1.5 percent payment reduction to be assessed in 2015. ... Dermatologists who report at least three quality measures to Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in 2013 will not only make themselves eligible for a bonus payment of 0.5 percent of their total Medicare Part B allowed

Avoid payment reduction with proper PQRS reporting

percent of our Medicare charges, but to also avoid a potential 1.5 percent payment reduction from Medicare The 2013 PQRS reporting year is the first in which, if we do not report at least one quality measure, we will be subject to a 1.5

Things to consider when reporting 2013 PQRS

Dermatologists who report at least three quality measures to Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in 2013 will not only make themselves eligible for a bonus payment of 0.5 percent of their total Medicare Part B allowed charges, but can also avoid a 1.5 percent payment reduction to be assessed in 2015. ... Dermatologists who report at least three quality measures to Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in 2013 will not only make themselves eligible for a bonus payment of 0.5 percent of their total Medicare Part B allowed

September 27, 2013 Member to Member archive

September 27, 2013 issue: ... Avoid payment reduction with proper PQRS reporting Jumping off the Legislative Conference springboard Research fellowship in Africa opens world of opportunities What's the difference between an ACO and a PCMH

Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System

Get started with PQRS ... Enroll now Purchase the 2014 Quality Reporting System (QRS). ... Returning participants' login If you have already purchased a QRS module, log in here to report ... 2014 Quality Reporting System (QRS

Navigating CMS incentives penalties and deadlines

Jun 1, 2011 – Dermatology World's Answers in Practice columnist discusses various CMS programs, including the e-prescribing, EHR, and MOC incentive programs and PQRS. ... CMS penalties applicable to providers ... Year ... EHR Penalty ... E-Prescribing Penalty ... PQRS Penalty ... Total Penalties ... 2012 ... 0% ... 1% ... 0% ... 1% ... 2013 ... 0% ... 1.5% ... 0% ... 1.5% ... 2014 ... 0% ... 2% ... 0% ... 2More by Rachna Chaudhari

Turning point

Mar 1, 2013 – A review of the rules and requirements for Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System, including quality measures that dermatologists can report in 2013. ... measures in 2013 will receive a bonus payment of 0.5 percent of their Part B claims around October 2014 — the same bonus they were eligible for New this year, providers in groups of two to 24 EPs are allowed to participate in PQRSMore by Ruth Carol

Compliance deadline chart

Learn more about MU Stage 2 compliance Learn more about MU and EHR compliance Learn more about ICD-10 compliance Learn more about PQRS compliance

Quality reporting forges ahead

Oct 1, 2011 – How dermatologists are handling the demands of the Physician Quality Reporting System and other quality reporting initiatives. ... compare to each other,” Beginning in 2013, the CMS Physician Compare website will publicly report physician performance derived from PQRS data gathered in 2012. Currently, the site lists providers who participated in PQRS in 2009More by Ruth Carol

Accordian Page

of the dermatology codes since the transition began in 2010, now culminating ... AAD Test TItle 4 The rule also includes proposed updates to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). At this time, Medicare is proposing to maintain

Reporting quality measures related to HIT and EHR use

Jun 3, 2013 – Technically Speaking columnist Morris W. Stemp discusses quality measures reporting related to EHR. ... for the 2013 PQRS program, none of which are related to the CQMs required These include: ... PQRS Measure #137/NQF 0650 — Melanoma: Continuity of Care Recall System ... PQRS Measure #138 — Melanoma: Coordination of Care ... PQRSMore by Morris W. Stemp

Physician Compare

Sep 1, 2011 – How the Physician Compare website is being developed and how it will impact dermatologists. ... System (PQRS) But beginning Jan. 1, 2013, it will publicly report physician performance derived from data gathered in 2012.[pagebreak] ... Inaccurate data But even before Physician Compare has started to report quality data, the site hasMore by Ruth Carol

Performance measured

Jul 2, 2012 – Dermatologists discuss participation in Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting System and their success in reporting performance measures. ... Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/How_To_Get_Started.html for ... Program timeline for 2012 reporting December 14, 2012: Last chance to purchase AAD quality reporting system. ... January 31, 2013More by John Carruthers

Does the AAD offer 2014 QRS resources?

on Learn more. The Academy offers a wealth of resources to help members report quality measures, including: ... Quality Reporting System : A product that helps dermatologists and their non-physician clinicians report PQRS quality

January 3, 2014 archive

January 3, 2014 archive Budget cuts challenge researchers at NIAMS and NIH Shade Structure Program grant applications accepted 1 Member Voices: Albert Reynaud, MD Report your PQRS measures through QRS by Jan. 17, 2014 What should I

Quality measures for 2014

management for a recent or prior ... Measures 137, 138, 224, and 265, will all continue from the 2013 program. ... Measures must be reported through a qualified electronic registry, such as the AAD Quality Reporting System

Fee for service lives on but for how long

Mar 3, 2014 – A feature examining the future of fee-for-service and dermatology. ... for-performance payment models used by both public and That includes the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) as well as the nearly 500 accountable care organizations (ACOs) that haveMore by Ruth Carol

About AAD's Quality Reporting System

Quality Reporting ... The 2014 PQRS reporting period is the last year to earn the 0.5 percent bonus payment of total Medicare Part B Participation in 2014 PQRS will also allow you to avoid a 2 percent payment reduction in 2016

2014 Physician Quality Reporting

Quality Reporting ... The 2014 PQRS reporting period is the last year to earn the 0.5 percent bonus payment of total Medicare Part B Participation in 2014 PQRS will also allow you to avoid a 2 percent payment reduction in 2016

Quality reporting for non-physician clinicians

Services (CMS) rules, all physician assistants (PA), nurse practitioners (NP), clinical nurse specialists (CNS), and advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) are potentially eligible to report PQRS measures To be eligible for participation

Jumping off the Legislative Conference springboard

By Sabra Sullivan, MD, PhD Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of joining nearly 150 of my colleagues and patient advocates in Washington, D.C., for the American Academy of Dermatology Association's (AADA) 2013 We had

HIPAA Change is coming

Jun 3, 2013 – Rachna Chaudhari offers tips on the most commonly-asked questions in regard to recent HIPAA changes. ... 2013 As dermatology practices deal with all of the new regulatory changes in health care — including meaningful use, e-prescribing, the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), ICD-10, and health care reform — it can be surprisingMore by Rachna Chaudhari

Are you a good neighbor?

Jan 2, 2014 – An exploration of quality measures and patient outcomes as they relate to dermatologists and payer perception of their practices. ... the use of provider performance measures in private and public programs was published in the August 2013 issue of The survey participants, 23 health plans with 121 million commercial enrollees, reported using 546 performanceMore by Ruth Carol

International resources

2013 Annual Meeting ... International Member Reception, AAD Annual Meeting, Miami, March 2013 ... 2013 Annual Meeting ... International Member Reception, AAD Annual Meeting, Miami, March 2013 ... 2013 Annual Meeting ... International

How can I prepare for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) in 2014?

Q: How can I prepare for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) A: As 2013 winds down, be sure you have all the information you need for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) next year. The Academy offers MOC tools in this ... resource center