JAN 31, 2015
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- Physicians who choose the option of reporting individual measures, must accurately report at least 9, representing 3 quality domains and at least 1 cross-cutting measure.
- Physicians who practice part-time are not required to report PQRS.
- Measure 130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record, must be reported:
a. At every visit whether an E/M or Eye code is submitted
b. At every visit billed with an E/M code only as Eye codes are excluded
c. At least once during the reporting period
- If measure 12 POAG: Optic Nerve Evaluation is reported, measure 141 POAG: Reduction of IOP by 15 percent/Plan of Care does not have to be reported.
- b. False
- Measure 110 Influenza Immunization, measure 111 Pneumonia Vaccination Status, and measure 236 Controlling High Blood Pressure, are reported with which family of exam codes?
a. E/M codes only
b. Eye codes only
c. Both E/M and Eye codes
- Physicians who practice in more than one group practice must report PQRS:
a. At each location
b. Only at the location where patient volume is greatest
- Failure to report PQRS accurately in 2015 will result in a 2 percent PQRS penalty in addition to the Value Based Modifier Penalty.