• Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

  • 2016 PQRS Diabetic Retinopathy Measures Group

    Ophthalmologists have a new way to successfully report PQRS in 2016. The Academy proposed a new measures group focusing on diabetes and CMS accepted the request. Similar to the Cataracts Measures Group, these measures must be reported by a qualified registry, such as the IRIS® Registry. The seven measures below must be reported on 20 patients, 11 of which must have traditional Medicare Part B insurance.

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