Incentives and Penalties

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https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/Home:Tools You Can Use:Topics:Incentives and Penalties<span><p>These resources can help you maximize your revenue and navigate the complex world of earning incentives and avoiding penalties.</p></span>

General

​Get information to help you earn incentives and avoid penalties, including information on ePrescribing, electronic health record incentives, PQRS, audits, and more.

 

Meaningful Use

Inputting, extracting and analyzing the data in an EHR system can offer financial rewards and patient care improvements. There are varied health care team challenges and patient care considerations associated with selecting, implementing, and using electronic health records.

PQRS

​The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a quality reporting program that encourages individual eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices to report information on the quality of care to Medicare. PAMED's practice support team save time and money by keeping you updated on the latest news regarding PQRS.

Value Modifiers

​The Value Modifier provides for differential payment to a physician or group of physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) based upon the quality of care furnished compared to the cost of care during a performance period. PAMED's practice support team save time and money by keeping you updated on the latest news regarding Value Modifiers.