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2014 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Quality Reporting in 2014
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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The December 17, 2013 MLN Connects National Provider Call provides an overview of the 2014 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule. This presentation covers program updates to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). In particular, this call includes details on how an eligible professional (EP) or group practice can meet the criteria for satisfactory reporting for the 2014 PQRS incentive and 2016 PQRS payment adjustment. In lieu of satisfactory reporting, the call also covers how to meet the criteria for satisfactory participation under the new qualified clinical data registry option, which will be implemented in 2014 as a result of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. In addition to the PQRS, this presentation contains additional program updates to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program and Physician Compare. A Question & Answer session follows the presentation.

Program Updates for PQRS
How an EP or Group Practice Can Meet the Criteria for Satisfactory Reporting for the 2014 PQRS Incentive and 2016 PQRS Payment Adjustment
Criteria for Satisfactory Participation Under the New Qualified Clinical Data Registry Option
Program Updates for EHR Incentive Program and Physician Compare
Question & Answer Session

Target Audience
Physicians, physician group practices, practice managers, medical and specialty societies, payers, insurers, and other healthcare professionals.

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