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2015 PQRS & Value-Based Modifier

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. This webpage summarizes the quality-related sections of the rule, including provisions specific to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBM), and Physician Compare.  

2015 Performance Year PQRS & Value Modifier Information- Report on claims starting 1/1/2015    

Highlights 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System PQRS- MAV Update  

The Measure Applicability Validation (MAV) Process  

The Value-Based Modifier  

PQRS Reporting Mechanisms   

2015 CMS PQRS Measure Applicability Validation (MAV)  

Please note: there is no MAV process for the Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) option. For more information on the 2015 PQRS MAV please visit the CMS PQRS Analysis and Payments website.

2015 Qualified Clinical Data Registry QCDR Reporting Option

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