Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) 2016

Presented by Ron Short DC, MCS-P, CPC

Tuesday @ 10:15 AM PT, 11:15 AM MT, 12:15 PM CT, 1:15 PM ET

The Physician Quality Reporting System will affect you and your practice more than ever before. Failure to report PQRS measures this year will result in a 2% cut in your Medicare payments in 2018. It will also result in you being assigned the lowest level Value Based Modifier which could result in an additional cut.

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