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Medical Practice Leaders Frustrated About Medicare’s PQRI Data Requirements
Health Leaders Media - Joe Cantlupe

A national organization representing medical practice leaders say they are increasingly frustrated by what it terms the “unnecessarily arduous process” for reporting data to Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI). Once the reports are filed, there is an “unreasonable lag time” for results, the group states. The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), which includes more than 22,000 members, who are professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices, on Wednesday released a sharply critical research survey about PQRI at a time Congress is considering how to continue the program.