CMS Announces the PQRS Web-Based Measure Search Tool

(Source – CMS.gov)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the availability of the new Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Web-Based Measure Search Tool located directly at https://pqrs.cms.gov/#/home and via the PQRS Measures Codes webpage.

This tool will assist eligible professionals (EPs) and PQRS group practices with easily identifying claims and registry measures that may be applicable, and help find measures that meet satisfactory reporting requirements for the 2016 PQRS program year. Users may search measure-related keywords as well as search and filter important measure-related information such as:

  • Measure Number
  • Reporting Methods
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) Domain
  • Cross-Cutting Measures
  • Measure Steward

The PQRS Web-Based Measure Search Tool allows users to click on a measure to view the individual claims and registry measure specifications available for 2016.

For further assistance or questions regarding measures, contact the QualityNet Help Desk at 1-866-288-8912 or via the e-mail address: qnetsupport@hcqis.org.

 

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