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Are You Using Your QRUR & PQRS Feedback Reports to Guide Your Quality Improvement Efforts?

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Oct 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Feedback reports and Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR) reports provide valuable improvement information that can be used to improve the quality of patient care. 

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Topics: PQRS, quality improvement, QRUR, value modifier, MIPS

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

The Quality Measures Payers Agree On

Posted by Sandy Pogones on Mar 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Quality Reporting, quality measurement, PQRS, quality improvement, QRUR, value modifier

What the CMS benchmarks mean for 2017 Value Modifier calculation

Posted by Sandy Pogones on Jan 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the performance benchmarks for quality measures that will be part of the Value Modifier calculation for 2017 (see announcement below). 

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Topics: value-based care, value-based payment modifier, GPRO, PQRS, abstraction vendor, value modifier

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