Claims-Based Reporting is when an individual EP reports their PQRS data via Medicare Part B claims. It is readily accessible to EPs as it is a part of routine professional and institutional billing processes, they simply need to start reporting on the Quality Data Codes listed in the individual measures they select.
Registry Reporting is when an individual EP reports their PQRS data through a qualified registry. The registry is an entity that collects clinical data from EPs and submits it to CMS on behalf of the participants.
Electronic Health Records (EHR) Reporting is when an individual EP reports their PQRS data electronically using an Electronic Health Record. Individual EPs have the following CEHRT-based reporting options:
Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Reporting is when an individual EP will use a QCDR to complete the collection and submission of PQRS quality measures. To be considered a QCDR for purposes of PQRS, an entity must self-nominate and successfully complete a qualification process. Your Academy is working towards building a spine focused QCDR.
Not an individual eligible professional? Go back to Step 2.
Required to participate but cannot meet the requirements? Learn about the MAV process.