American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Incentive Rewards Board-Certified OCC and PQRS Participants

‚ÄčAug. 26, 2013:

Stethescope and patient chartThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program Incentive allows qualifying physicians to apply for an additional 0.5% incentive payment for 2013 submitted Medicare/Medicaid claims. To qualify for the PQRS MOC Program Incentive, you must:

  • Be AOA board certified

  • Be registered for the PQRS

  • Meet the PQRS reporting requirements

  • Be participating in osteopathic continuous certification (OCC)

  • Perform activities more frequent than what's required for OCC

Learn more about the CMS MOC Program Incentive on our OCC page.


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