Aug. 14, 2012:
The middle leg of the Are We There Yet? osteopathic family road trip focuses on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)' Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).
To complete Leg Three of Are We There Yet?, here's what you'll need to do:
Watch a short video on the PQRS program, including information on how to qualify for this year's 0.5% bonus payment and avoid the -1.5% penalty that begins in 2013.
Answer two short questions.
Enter your name and email address.
If you complete Leg Three by Oct. 31, you'll be entered in the drawing for the emergency vehicle safety kit.
More Resources: AOA CAP for PQRS
Once you've reviewed how PQRS works, check out the AOA's Clinical Assessment Program (CAP) for PQRS program, which helps physicians participate in the program successfully. It's open to both AOA members and non-members. Learn more about CAP for PQRS or get answers to frequently asked questions about the PRQS program.