CATARACTS MEASURES GROUP VIA IRIS REGISTRY
IRIS REGISTRY WITHOUT EHR
IRIS REGISTRY WITH EHR
|REPORTING PROCESS||20 cataract patients. Of the 20 patients, a majority, or at least 11, must be Medicare Part B patients.||Requires Web-portal entry of patient data to meet nine PQRS measures||The registry can extract data from EHR systems for reporting on the nine clinical quality measures for meaningful use, which can also meet the PQRS requirements in 2015.||Requires reporting in real time from your office.|
|REPORTING TIME FRAME||Jan. 1 to Sept. 30, 2015.||Enter data into the IRIS Registry online portal anytime before Jan. 15, 2016.||Can be uploaded by the IRIS Registry any time before Jan. 15, 2016.||Must be submitted on the same CMS 1500 form as the associated exam.|
|IRIS REGISTRY DEADLINES||Aug. 1: Submit signed IRIS Registry agreements.
Sept. 30: Provide presurgical forms and perform cataract surgery on 20 patients meeting selection criteria.
Oct. 21: Submit signed consent, allowing data to be sent to CMS.
Jan. 15, 2016: Submit all data to the IRIS Registry.
|Oct. 31: Submit signed registry agreements, including signed consent allowing data to be sent to CMS.
Jan. 15, 2016: Submit all of data to the IRIS Registry.
March 1: Submit signed IRIS Registry agreements to use IRIS to meet MU Menu Measure 6 (use of specialized registry)
June 1: Submit signed IRIS Registry agreements.
|COST OF USING THE IRIS REGISTRY||No fee for registering and no fee for entering and submitting data.1||No fee for registering and no fee for entering and submitting data.1||No fee for registering and no fee for uploading and submitting data.1||N/A|
|STAFF TIME||Input data in the online portal and distribute surveys to patients at time of visit.||Input data in the online portal.||Review mapping of EHR system with the IRIS Registry||Enter codes with each claim and monitor remittance advice to assure claims were received (payment should note N365 or C096).|
|2011 PQRS SUCCESS RATES||92% for registry measure groups.||88% for registry individual measures.||90% for EHR.||77% for claims individual measures.|