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When we talk to physicians and practice managers about Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), we hear a lot of confusion and concern. Today, we address some of your questions about the PQRS program.
When the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved Governor Mike Pence’s Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 Medicaid expansion alternative for Hoosiers, Indiana health care providers also received an increase in reimbursement rates through traditional and other managed care Medicaid plans.
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) moves deeper into penalty phases for many of its quality programs, many physicians face significantly reduced Medicare income in the coming days, especially when considered in aggregate.