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PQRS, merit-based payments, and EHRs on the agenda for 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Call

Physician Practice Insider, December 1, 2015

CMS’ Medicare Quality Reporting Programs: 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Call is now open for registration. The call will discuss how the 2016 Physician Fee final rule affects Medicare Quality Reporting Programs. The presentation agenda includes:

  • Changes to the PQRS, EHR Incentive Program, Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier), Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) and Physician Compare
  • Changes to PQRS and Value Modifier reporting criteria for 2016
  • How to avoid a PQRS negative payment adjustment in 2018
  • Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models

A question and answer session will follow the main presentation.

Registration is open at MLN Connects Event Registration. The call is scheduled for December 8.

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