Immediate Action Needed To Avoid Automatic Medicare Payment Reductions

The deadline for groups to register to participate in the 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) is September 30, 2014, 11:59 p.m. ET. Groups with 10 or more eligible professionals can avoid the automatic negative two percent (-2.0%) Value Modifier payment adjustment in CY 2016 by participating in the PQRS GPRO in CY 2014 and meeting the satisfactory reporting criteria to avoid the CY 2016 PQRS payment adjustment.