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PQRS Participation Tools 2014

Edition/Year: First/2014
Publisher: American Medical Association
e-Book,
ISBN#: 978-1-62202-008-9
Item#: EB726314
Authors: American Medical Association

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Participation Tools 2014

List Price: $79.99
AMA Member: $59.99

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The AMA develops Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Participation Tools that assist eligible professionals reporting individual measures to the PQRS program via claims.

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Participation Tool e-Book assists eligible professionals who report to the PQRS program. It is created by and maintained by the AMA and includes those measures that are reportable via claims for the 2014 PQRS program.

These tools help to identify appropriate measures that they can report on in the PQRS program, as well as the requirements for each measure's patient population. CMS's PQRS measure specifications manual for claims and registry reporting is adapted into an easy-to-use and easy-to-read format for the PQRS Participation Tools. Each tool is composed of three components: definition of the measure, relevant coding, and a data collection worksheet to highlight important steps related to reporting the measure.

Developed by the AMA, PQRS Participation Tools 2014 provide three components for each measure reportable via claims to the PQRS. These components are:

  • Measure description: Includes measure description and reporting instructions
  • Coding specifications: Includes relevant ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and CPT® and/or HCPCS coding to meet the measure denominator, as well as quality data codes to report the appropriate numerator action taken
  • Data collection worksheet: A form that allows physicians and/or their billing staff to appropriately record patient data and determine quality data codes that need to be reported to the PQRS

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