2014 Physician Quality Reporting System – Review of Ophthalmology
National Quality Domains, Qualified Clinical Data Registry options and other changes you should know about.
This article answers the following questions:
- Does the Physician Quality Reporting System continue in 2014? Is there still an opportunity to receive a bonus for participating?
- Are the requirements for successful participation in 2104 different than in prior years?
- What quality measures apply to ophthalmologists?
- Are there quality measures related to cataract surgery?
- If a provider reports fewer than nine measures, will there be a reduction to the Medicare reimbursement in 2016?
- Is there another option to avoid the 2016 penalty when reporting PQRS in 2014?
- What are the different ways to report PQRS measures to CMS?
- Are providers required to report on every Medicare patient meeting the quality measure description?
- Is the PQRS program likely to continue beyond 2014?
- Will providers be penalized for nonparticipation?
This article was published in Review of Ophthalmology’s Medicare Q & A column, which is written by Corcoran’s Vice-President, Donna McCune, CCS-P, COE, CPMA. To view the entire article in Review of Ophthalmology, click on the link below:
See page 16.