Series 1: Quality Reporting

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Series 1 - Podcasts

2015 Updates to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

Presented by Karen Murphy and Brenda Jenkins, NE QIN-QIO

Topics include:
  • A review of the updates
  • 2017 payment adjustments associated with
  • 2015 PQRS reporting
  • Changes to the reporting methods for
  • Individuals and groups
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The CMS Value‐Based Modifier Program: What it is and What it Means for Physician Practices

Presented by Brenda Jenkins and Lauren Capizzo, NE QIN-QIO

Topics include:
  • Who the Value-Based Modifier Program (VM) specifically applies to
  • VM timeline of implementation
  • Explanation on how CMS calculates the VM
  • Clarification of VM reporting requirements
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An Introduction to CMS’s Chronic Care Management Code

Presented by John DeStefano and Michele Kelvey-Albert, NE QIN-QIO

Topics include:
  • Brief overview of the Chronic Care Management (CCM) Service
  • Services that qualify as CCM
  • Information on who can bill CCM code
  • Additional CMS requirements, including Comprehensive Care Plan
  • CCM code integration into EHR
  • Resources for additional information
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Series 1 - Wrap-Up Webinar

Pay for Performance Programs:

What’s Changing and Why You Should Care

During the webinar, attendees will hear from experts featured in our podcasts and discuss the following MED Minutes topics:
  • An Introduction to CMS’s Chronic Care Management Code
  • The CMS Value Modifier Program:
    What it is and What it Means for Physician Practices
  • 2015 Updates to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
After the webinar, attendees are able to:
  • Recognize the quality reporting financial implications for their practice
  • Identify synergies across quality reporting programs
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