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GPRO 2016: The Top Ten Reporting Changes You Need to Know

Posted by Jacque Gabriel, RT, (R), (M), (QM) on Nov 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You finally think you understand GPRO—the measures, the process, and even all the requirements. You get your entire staff team on board. You are ready to go, and then...they change the rules! 

Those of you who have experience in quality reporting, know this is quite common, and there isn't much you can do about it. PQRS GPRO reporting is complex and complicated, we can all agree on that. So, when changes are constantly made, it is even more challenging. Unfortunately, you still have to report GPRO. So, the best thing you can do is be engaged by staying up to-do-date and educating yourself with the resources provided.  

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Topics: gpro abstraction, PQRS GPRO reporting, GPRO reporting

Being an ACO in a GPRO World: Ever Get the Feeling the World is a Tuxedo and You're a Pair of Brown Shoes?

Posted by Timothy Perkins on Nov 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Brown Shoes Tuxedo Horizontal.pngTo quote the late comedian George Gobel, sometimes you feel out of place. If you are an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), PQRS GPRO reporting can trigger this emotion.

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Topics: GPRO, ACO, GPRO reporting

Which Method of GPRO Reporting is Right for You?

Posted by Jennifer Wilbers, MHA, ARM-E, AIT, CHES, EMT-P on Jun 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In our earlier blog post, we covered, "Is GPRO Reporting a Good Option for You?" In most cases, the answer is, yes, it is easier to report via the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO). Now comes the decision of HOW to report GPRO.

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Topics: GPRO, PQRS, gpro abstraction, GPRO reporting

Is GPRO Reporting a Good Option for You?

Posted by Jennifer Wilbers, MHA, ARM-E, AIT, CHES, EMT-P on Jun 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) allows individual providers within a group to report as one entity for PQRS. A “group” or “group practice” is defined as a single Medicare-billing Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) with 2 or more individual eligible professionals (EPs) (as identified by their individual NPI) who have reassigned their billing rights to the TIN. 

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Topics: value-based care, GPRO, PQRS, value modifier, value-based payments, GPRO reporting

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