PHYSICIAN QUALITY REPORTING SYSTEM CAHPS (PQRS CAHPS)
Press Ganey is a CMS-certified vendor to administer the 2016–2017 CAHPS for PQRS Survey. PQRS CAHPS administration begins in November 2016 and will continue through February 2017 for mandatory and voluntary participants. Under the PQRS program, PQRS CAHPS is required for those reporting as groups with 100 or more eligible professionals and voluntary for those reporting as groups with 2–99 eligible professionals. The data collected from the 2016–2017 PQRS CAHPS administration is based on visits billed in 2016 and will impact the 2018 payment determination.