Mobile menu

Question – January 13, 2016

If I forget to report the Quality Data Codes (QDCs) or I report an incorrect QDC on the claim form, can I resubmit the claim for the sole purpose of adding QDCs or correcting QDCs  ?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 11, 2016

How will I know if the Quality Data Codes (QDCs) were submitted successfully via claims?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 11, 2016

When submitting the Quality Data Codes (QDCs) via claims for the 2016 PQRS measures, do we have to have a monetary charge to the QDCs on the claim form?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 11, 2016

When submitting the Quality Data Codes (QDC’s)  for the 2016 PQRS measures, do we append the GN, GO, or GP to the QDC’s?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what are NQS Domains?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what measures fall within the Communication and Care Coordination NQS Domain?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what measures fall within the Community/Population Health NQS Domain?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what measures fall within the Patient Safety NQS Domain?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what measures fall within the Effective Clinical Care NQS Domain?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In the 2016 PQRS program, what are the cross-cutting measures that are applicable to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologist?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to speech-language pathologists reporting via registry?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to speech-language pathologists reporting via claims?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to physical therapists reporting via registry?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to physical therapists reporting via claims?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to occupational therapists reporting via registry?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, what are the individual measures applicable to occupational therapists reporting via claims?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, if I choose not to participate in PQRS, how will that impact my Medicare payments?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, our practice is going to report PQRS as a group via registry. How many measures must our group report in 2016 to be successful?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, I am going to report PQRS as an individual via registry. How many measures must I report in 2016 to be successful?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 9, 2016

In 2016, I am going to report PQRS as an individual via claims. How many measures must I report in 2016 to be successful?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 27, 2015

How do I find out how often and when measures must be reported in 2015?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 23, 2015

How do I find out which individual measures can be reported via claims or registry or electronic health record (EHR) in 2015?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – July 1, 2014

I heard the Remittance Advice (RA) codes for PQRS were changing July 1, 2014. Can you please clarify if that is correct and if so, what are the new RA codes?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – April 22, 2014

How do I know if my PQRS codes were accepted by my Medicare contractor if I submit them via claims?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – March 27, 2014

I practice physical therapy in a physician owned physical therapy practice who already reports pqrs on the physician side. The question is does the physical therapy practice also need to report PQRS?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 15, 2014 (New for 2014)

Where can I find the 2014 PQRS individual measure specifications that provides the description of the measure, the instructions of how often to report, the method that we can report (i.e. claims, registry, EHR), and what CPT codes billed require us to report that measure?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 15, 2014 (New for 2014)

How do I find out which individual measures can be reported via claims or registry or electronic health record (EHR)?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 15, 2014 (New for 2014)

We report individual measures for the 2014 PQRS program. Can you tell me how often I have to report each individual measure and when I have to report each measure?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 15, 2014 (New for 2014)

Since some of the measures now require reporting when billing CPT codes 97110, 97140, and 97532, does that mean reporting will be required when the PTA bills these CPT codes on a Medicare beneficiary?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 6, 2014 (New for 2014)

Can occupational therapists report Measure 182 – Functional Outcome Assessment in 2014 and what CPT codes billed require OTs to report on this measure?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 6, 2014 (New for 2014)

How often do we have to report Measure 131 – Pain Assessment and Follow-Up and what CPT codes billed require us to report on this measure?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 6, 2014 (New for 2014)

How often do we have to report Measure 130 – Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record and what CPT codes billed require us to report on this measure?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

What are the 2014 Group Measures that PT and OT can report on?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

What are the 2014 Individual Measures that PT and OT can report on?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

How many measures must I report on in 2014 to avoid the -2% payment adjustment in 2016?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

How many measures must I report on to be eligible for the 2014 bonus payment?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

What is the penalty in 2016 for providers who do not successfully report on the 2014 PQRS measures?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

What is the bonus payment in 2014 for successful reporting on the 2014 PQRS measures?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

Can institutional providers such as skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities and home health agencies participate in the PQRS program in 2014?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – January 3, 2014

Who are the eligible providers that can participate in the PQRS program in 2014?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – October 25, 2013

Is participation in the PQRS program mandatory?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – October 25, 2013

If Medicare is secondary, do I still report the PQRS measures?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register

Question – Posted January 27, 2013

Who has to participate in PQRS?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register


Question – Posted January 27, 2013

How many patients do I have to report on when participating in PQRS?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register


Question – Posted January 27, 2013

Is PQRS and the new mandated reporting of patient functional limitation the same?

Answer

This content is for Gold Members only. Please log in above or Register