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Docs take note: Make quality-reporting deadline or face penalty
Modern Healthcare

Physician advocates are warning doctors to pay close attention to the CMS‘ recently released Physician Quality Reporting System data submission deadlines (PDF), because the 2014 data they report will be used to calculate their future Medicare payments. “I imagine that CMS is making an effort to be very explicit about the data submission deadlines because the penalty phase has begun,” said Karen Ferguson, senior director for public policy at the American Medical Group Association.