The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has developed a
Tip Sheet to assist eligible professionals participating in PQRI
with reporting accuracy. Successful participation in PQRI is
dependent on accurate submission of information provided on
Medicare claims. This new resource provides helpful tips on
the PQRI reporting process and is available on the PQRI web page at
Other PQRI Resources
New information is continually added to the most reliable source
of information about PQRI, the CMS website:
. Here you will find new and revised Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQ), updates on issues related to both the 2007 and
2008 PQRI, new educational products, and access to the latest
information you need to successfully participate in PQRI.
Many of the FAQs have been recently updated, so be sure to check
the website if you have any questions.
Most Recent FAQs
Where do I place the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative
(PQRI) quality-data codes on the CMS-1500 claim form?
The 2007 PQRI quality-data codes are HCPCS codes and
reporting requirements for these codes follow current rules for
reporting other HCPCS codes (e.g. CPT Category I codes). For
additional information, see FAQ #8255.
Are Medicare patients who are covered under Railroad Retirement
Benefits and Postal Worker benefits included in the Physician
Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI)?