PQRS: Deadline to Register to Participate in GPRO for the 2015 PQRS Program Year- June 30

Jun 30, 2015

 

This registration applies to group practices with two or more eligible professionals who are interested in participating in the 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program year under the group practice reporting option (GPRO). The Physician Value-Physician Quality Reporting System (PV-PQRS) registration system is open from April 1 to June 30, 2015

To determine if the group practice reporting option (GPRO) is right for your practice, click CMS to review the 2015 PQRS GPRO criteria and registration process.

Physician groups of all sizes and physician solo practitioners are subject to payment adjustments in 2017 based on quality and cost performance in 2015. Failure to report data on quality measures to Medicare for the 2015 PQRS program year will result in an automatic 2-percent pay cut under PQRS, plus another automatic 2-percent pay cut for physician groups with 2 to 9 eligible professionals (EPs) and physician solo practitioners, or 4-percent pay cut for physician groups with 10 or more EPs under Medicare's Value-Based Payment Modifier program, all in 2017. The payment adjustment applies to all of the eligible professional's Part B covered professional services under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

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