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CMS Announces Submission Timeframes for 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Data

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out a news release this morning announcing the 2014 PQRS data submission timeframes:

Reporting Method

Submission Period

Submission Deadline Time

(All Times are Eastern)

EHR Direct or Data Submission Vendor that is certified EHR   technology (CEHRT)

1/1/15 - 2/28/15

8:00 p.m.

Qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs) (using QRDA III format)   reporting for PQRS and the clinical quality measure (CQM) component of   meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive   Program

1/1/15 - 2/28/15

8:00 p.m.

Group practice reporting option (GPRO) Web Interface

1/26/15 - 3/20/15

8:00 p.m.

Qualified registries

1/1/15 - 3/31/15

8:00 p.m.

QCDRs (using XML format) reporting for PQRS only

1/1/15 - 3/31/15

8:00 p.m.

Maintenance of Certification Organizations (MOCs)

1/1/15 - 3/31/15

8:00 p.m.

Per the release, “an individuals authorized access to CMS Computer Services (IACS) account with the “PQRS Submitter Role” is required for these PQRS data submission methods. Please see the IACS Quick Reference Guides for specifics.”

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