2016 PQRS Payment Adjustment: Informal Review Deadline Extended to December 16

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending the 2014 Informal Review period for the PQRS Negative Payment Adjustment. Individual eligible professionals, Comprehensive Primary Care practice sites, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) group practices, and Accountable Care Organizations that believe they have been incorrectly assessed the 2016 PQRS negative payment adjustment have until 11:59pm ET on December 16, 2015, to submit an informal review, requesting CMS investigate incentive eligibility and/or payment adjustment determination.

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