QRUR Informal Review Also Available.
Physicians and other eligible professionals and practices who failed to meet criteria for satisfactory PQRS reporting in calendar year (CY) 2015 now face a negative 2% adjustment in Medicare Part B payments for CY 2017. Physicians who believe CMS has inappropriately determined that a negative PQRS payment adjustment applies to them have until November 30* to request an informal review. CMS set forth the following instructions for requesting an informal review. *Deadline for requesting informal review of VM calculations now extended to December 7, 2016.