2/7/2017 | CMS extends deadline for 2016 PQRS EHR submissions
CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) data submission for EHR reporting. Individual eligible professionals (EPs), PQRS group practices, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs) and qualified EHR data submission vendors (DSVs) can submit 2016 EHR data until March 13, 2017. The original deadline was February 28, 2017. For complete information use this link. The new deadlines are:
- March 13, 2017
- EHR Direct or Data Submission Vendor (QRDA I or III) - January 3, 2017 to March 13, 2017
- Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QRDA III) - January 3, 2017 to March 13, 2017
- March 17, 2017
- Web Interface - January 16, 2017 to March 17, 2017
- March 31, 2017
- Qualified Registries (Registry XML) - January 3, 2017 to March 31, 2017
- QCDRs (QCDR XML) - January 3, 2017 to March 31, 2017.
2/7/2017 | PQRSwizard Reporting Deadline
12/29/2016 | MIPS Measure Specifications Released
11/15/2016 | CMS Quality Reporting for ASCs-Free Webinar
9/19/2016 | Transforming Clinical Practice Continuing Medical Education Module Available
Release/Duration: Posted on 9/19/2016. Expires on 9/19/2017.
Website Location: Available on Medscape and CMS websites.
4/21/2017 | CMS MLN Connects Call - 2016 PQRS Reporting: Avoiding 2018 Negative Payment Adjustments Call
4/16/2016 | 2016 PQRS Essentials for CRNAs - Archived Webinar
Quality Payment Program CY 2018 Final Rule
On November 4, 2017, CMS released the CY 2018 Final Rule outlining changes to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System under Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program. Along with the Final Rule, CMS released an Overview Fact Sheet and Executive Summary highlighting the finalized policies. The AANA Research and Quality Division is diligently working to inform AANA members about pertinent changes that are applicable to CRNAs. For questions about the 2018 MIPS please call the AANA Quality and Reimbursement staff at 847 655 1199 or email email@example.com .