One (1) Home Study Continuing Education Credit (70% score or higher required)
Medicare’s 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
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Program Description: The purpose of this home study program is to help psychologists to understand basic information about Medicare’s 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for psychologists. This home study reviews basic information about the PQRS system, how to identify relevant measures, and how to report them through claims-based reporting. Registry, electronic health records, or group practice reporting options will not be covered in this home study.
Program Learning Objectives: At the end of the program the participants will be able to
- Describe basic information about the PQRS and
- Report relevant measures through claims-based reporting.
To receive credit for this home study, participants must complete both the objective questions at the end of this document and the participant satisfaction form.
This article is an update of previous articles written in 2013 on the PQRS written by Samuel Knapp and Rachael Baturin and in 2014 and 2015 by Samuel Knapp, Lynda Behrendt, and Rachael Baturin. However, the standards for reporting the PQRS changed so substantially, that we urge readers to ignore the previous articles and focus on the standards presented in this article.