For physicians participating in Medicare quality incentive programs, please be aware of several important reporting deadlines at the end of this month.
February 28, 2015 is the last day to:
Submit 2014 CQMs for dual participation in PQRS and the Medicare EHR Incentive Program
Submit 2014 PQRS data through EHR reporting methods to determine the 2014 incentive payment and the 2016 payment adjustment. The CMS Attestation System is open and fully operational, and includes the 2014 Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) Flexibility Rule options.
Resource: PQRS EHR Reporting Made Simple
Submit 2014 PQRS data through QCDR reporting method (QRDA category III) for dual participation in PQRS and the Medicare EHR Incentive Program
Resource: QCDR Reporting Made Simple
If you are participating in the Connecticut Medicaid EHR incentive program, you can attest to your 2014 data until 11:59 pm on 2/28/15. For questions about CT Medicaid, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reminder: You must attest to demonstrating meaningful use every year to receive an incentive and avoid a Medicare payment adjustment.