New Educational Resources for the PQRS

CMS has created a number of useful resources for eligible professionals participating in the Physician Quality Reporting System, including:

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Registry Reporting Made Simple – This document describes registry-based reporting and outlines steps that eligible professionals or practices should take in selecting a registry to work with for the 2012 program year.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporting Made Simple – This document describes EHR-based reporting and outlines steps that eligible professionals should take in selecting an EHR to work with for the 2012 program year.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Maintenance of Certification Program Incentive Made Simple – This factsheet provides steps for successful participation in the Maintenance of Certification Program Incentive. It also explains the role of the qualified Maintenance of Certification Program Incentive entity.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Claims-Based Coding and Reporting Principles – This document describes claims-based coding and reporting and outlines steps that eligible professionals or practices should take prior to participating in 2012 Physician Quality Reporting.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Made Simple for Reporting the Preventive Care Measures Group via Claims – This factsheet provides guidance on satisfactorily reporting the Preventive Care Measures Group via claims for 2012 Physician Quality Reporting.

Physician Quality Reporting System: Updates for 2012 – This factsheet includes important information about changes to the Physician Quality Reporting System for 2012, as authorized by MIPPA.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO): Participation for the Incentive Payment Made Simple – This factsheet provides guidance for group practices wishing to participate in the 2012 Physician Quality Reporting System and the 2012 eRx Incentive program as a CMS selected group practice.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot: Quick Reference Guide – This Quick-Reference Guide provides direction to eligible professionals participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program on reporting and satisfying the CQM requirements through participation in the Physician Quality Reporting System-Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot.

2012 Physician Quality Reporting System: Claims Reporting Made Simple – This document describes claims-based reporting and outlines steps that eligible professionals or practices should take prior to participating. It also provides helpful reporting tips for eligible professionals and their billing staff.

To access these and other educational products on the Physician Quality Reporting System, visit the “Educational Resources” section of the Physician Quality Reporting System webpage.

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