https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/general/Home:Tools You Can Use:Topics:Incentives and Penalties:General<p>PAMED's practice support team assists members on a range of issues that help medical practices earn incentives and avoid penalties. This section includes information on Meaningful Use, electronic health record incentives, PQRS, value modifiers, and more. </p><p><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" src="http://www.pamedsoc.org/PublishingImages/Topic%20Pages/IncentivesPenaltiesTopicPic.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />Highlights include:</p><ul><li>A Quick Consult on the <a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/meaningful-use/MeaningfulUseFinalRule">Meaningful Use Modifications Final Rule</a> and video analysis from PAMED's Jennifer Swinnich.</li><li><a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/meaningful-use/EndToMeaningfulUse">Will Meaningful Use as we know it soon come to an end</a>? If so, what does that mean for physicians and hospitals?</li><li>The <a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/pqrs/GPRORegistration">2016 PQRS GPRO registration is open</a>. What Does That mean for group practices?</li></ul>

 

 

https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/general/PenaltyAMALetterMedical Societies Call on CMS to Establish ‘Administrative Burden’ MU Hardship Exemption <p>The American Medical Association is calling for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create an ‘administrative burden’ hardship exemption for the 2016 meaningful use performance year.</p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/incentives-and-penalties/general/CEHRTAMALetterMedical Societies Ask for Deferral of 2015 Edition CEHRT Implementation <p>The American Medical Association—along with 104 state and national medical societies including PAMED—is calling for a deferment from implementing 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) until such technology is widely available.</p>