The 2012 PQRS program year brings more than the opportunity to collect bonus payments. The Affordable Care Act calls for the development of a “physician compare website,” which will be populated with 2011 PQRS data. Although CMS already makes the names of eligible professionals who participate in and submit data for the PQRS program public, the new “physician compare” site will make your practice and performance against quality measures publicly available and easier for patients to find.
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