GPRO vs. Group Measures… What’s the difference?!?

Healthcare acronyms and terms are confusing enough and the complexity of PQRS terms with similar sounding elements can make it even worse. We talk to so many clients who innocently confuse group measure reporting with the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO). They are not the same and depending on your situation, you want to use the one best for your practice.
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Move over SGR. Quality performance and reporting payment methodology is replacing you.

Ironically, the SGR became unsustainable within a few years of its introduction. Nearly every year for the past decade and a half, the SGR formula threatened healthcare providers (doctors of medicine, osteopathic doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others paid under the fee-for-service [FFS] reimbursement system) with payment reductions. And in nearly all of those years, Congress stepped in to…

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