2015 PQRS Tools & Resources

(BLUE titles are linked to their respective website home page)

 

2015 List of Eligible Professionals

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015_PQRS_List_of_Eligible_Professionals.pdf

 

2015 PQRS Reporting Implementation Guide

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/downloads/2015_PQRS_ImplementationGuide.pdf?agree=yes&next=Accept

 

EHR Reporting Resources

1.       EHR Reporting Made Simple Guide (for participants)

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015-EHRReportingMadeSimple.pdf

 

2.       CQM Reporting Options Webpage

https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/ReportingCQMsin2015.html

 

3.        eCQM Library (lists of CQMs that can be reported – MUST USE THE JULY 2014 LIST)

https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/2014eCQMs_EligibleProfessionalsTable_July2014.pdf

 

4.        EHR Reporting Portal (QualityNet – Login using your EIDM credentials; see section below on EIDM)

https://www.qualitynet.org/portal/server.pt/community/pqri_home/212

 

5.       For user guides for the PQRS Portal, the Submission Engine Validation Tool (SEVT), and other PQRS Portal guides, see the block on the left of the above webpage, titled “User Guides”.

 

Registry Reporting

1.       Registry Reporting Made Simple Guide (for participants)

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015_PQRS_Registry_Reporting_Made_Simple.pdf

 

2.       Registry Reporting Training Guide (for participants and vendors)

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015_Registry_Training_Guide.pdf

 

3.       2015 List of Qualified PQRS Registry Vendors

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015QualifiedRegistries.pdf

 

QCDR Reporting

1.       2015 List of QCDR Vendors

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015QCDRPosting.pdf

 

2.       QCDR Reporting Made Simple Guide

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015PQRS_QCDR_MadeSimple.pdf

 

GPRO Reporting

1.       2015 GPRO Training Guide

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/GPRO_Training_Guide.pdf

 

2.       2015 PQRS GPRO Reporting Criteria

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015_PQRS_GPRO_Criteria.pdf

 

2015 PQRS Measure Resources

 

1.       2015 PQRS Measure Resources website

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/MeasuresCodes.html

 

2.       2015 Cross-cutting Measures List (for Claims and Registry Individual Measures reporting methods)

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/Downloads/2015_PQRS_CrosscuttingMeasures_12172014.pdf

 

Enterprise Portal & QualityNet PQRS Portal Resources

 

1.       Registering for a *NEW* Enterprise Account (never had an IACS account)

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqri/documents/EIDM_Account_Registering_Creating.pdf

 

2.       Registering for an Enterprise Account that was transitioned from IACS

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/prod_only/quick_reference_guide.html

 

3.       Registering for a Security Official Role (for groups of 2+ EPs under same TIN) or an Individual Provider Role (for solo practitioners and/or their representatives) – APPROVER ROLES

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqri/documents/EIDM_New_PVPQRS_Approver_Role.pdf

 

4.        Registering for a PQRS Submitter Role (only needed if you will upload PQRS data to CMS) – PROVIDER ROLES (NON-APPROVER ROLES)

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqri/documents/EIDM_New_PVPQRS_Provider_Role.pdf

 

5.        QualityNet PQRS Portal User Guide (this is where PQRS data is submitted to CMS)

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqri/documents/portal/index.htm

 

6.        Portal Submission User Guide

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqrs/documents/submission/index.htm

 

7.        Submission Engine Validation Tool User Guide

https://www.qualitynet.org/imageserver/pqri/documents/sevt/index.htm