Aug. 26, 2013:
The 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.