March 22 CMS Forum: Physician Reporting for the Beginner — Common Pitfalls

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum
2011 Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Programs

Date & Time:
Tuesday March 22, 2011
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ET

Conference Call Only
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 Conference ID: 51772165
Note: Capacity is limited so dial in early. You may begin dialing in as early as 11:45 am EST

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a Special Open Door Forum on the 2011 Physician Quality Reporting System (previously known as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative or PQRI) and eRx Incentive programs. This Special Open Door Forum will focus on:

1. Physician Quality Reporting for the Beginner focusing on the following topics

  • A general overview of the Physician Quality Reporting System
  • Where to find resources for Physician Quality Reporting measures
  • Reporting options for the 2011 Physician Quality Reporting — Claims, Registries, EHR, GPRO I and GPRO II
  • 2011 reporting and submission periods
  • Choosing measures to report including individual and measures groups
  • Common office processes for successful reporting
  • Finding your eligible population
  • Steps for reporting measures via claims

2. Common Pitfalls with Physician Quality Reporting

  • Missing your eligible population
  • Reporting incorrect information — quality data codes, individual National Provider Identification numbers
  • Frequency of reporting

Following the presentation, the telephone lines will be opened to allow participants to ask questions of the CMS subject matter experts.

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