Getting Started with PQRS Reporting: Implications for the Value-based Payment Modifier

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

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This National Provider Call will cover how to obtain an Individuals Authorized Access to the CMS Computer Services (IACS) account in order for (1) physician group practices to select their CY 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Group Reporting Mechanism, and if applicable, elect quality tiering to calculate their CY 2015 Value-based Payment Modifier; and (2) individual eligible professionals to select the Administrative Claims reporting mechanism for CY 2013.  A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Please note that while this call is scheduled for 60 minutes, CMS experts will be available to stay on the line for an additional 30 minutes to take outstanding questions, should they exist, at the end of the scheduled call time. Participants can remain on the line until the conclusion of the call or refer to the call transcript and audio recording (to be posted 7-10 business days after the call) if they are unable to participate beyond the 60 minute scheduled duration.

Introductions & Opening Remarks
IACS Registration Walkthrough
Question & Answer Session

Target Audience
Physicians, physician group practices, practitioners, therapists, practice managers, medical and specialty societies, payers, insurers.

The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the FFS National Provider Calls web page. In addition, the link to the slide presentation will be emailed to all registrants on the day of the call.

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