Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

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Introduction In 1974, in response to identified quality of care problems, Medicare regulations first required a physician to serve as medical director in skilled nursing facilities and to be responsible for the medical care provided in those...
Policy F-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other stakeholders to address the issue of appropriate use of Quality Indicators in the...
March 3, 2014
The core of AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA’s) mission is to improve and advance the quality of care provided to post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) patients. Much has improved in this setting over the years, and the recent...
April 15, 2015
Columbia, MD – The bill known as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 , which includes the repeal of the sustainable growth rate (SGR), was passed by the Senate late Tuesday night, after being passed by the House of...