Infographic: Stay Out of CMS Penalty Box for PQRS and eRX

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

Unless healthcare organizations take certain key steps this year, their Medicare reimbursement level in 2015 could be cut 2 percent or more. That’s because among other areas, the CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and ePrescribing (eRX) programs are shifting from bonus to penalty programs to insure compliance.

More than 80 percent of Medicare providers will face penalties for failing to meet quality thresholds if current performance trends continue. This infographic from Medical Billing highlights these changes and what healthcare entitities need to do to protect their practices.

PQRS and eRX penalties

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Avoiding the Readmissions Penalty Zone: Population Health Management for High-Risk Populations.

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