Performance Rates for Individual EP PQRS Measures 2014

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This dataset includes information regarding individual EP participation under clinical quality of care in 2014 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) quality program as well as the 2014 Physician Quality Report System (PQRS) Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) performance rates for 6 Individual eligible professional (EP) measures now publicly reported on Physician Compare.


This dataset contains performance rates for the 6 Individual eligible professional (EP) 2014 Physician Quality
Reporting System (PQRS) measures reported via claims that are available for public reporting. EP measure data is available for 37,464 individual EPs. Data are publicly available for 37,464 individual EPs that successfully reported data under the 2014 PQRS GPRO via claims.

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2013-01 to 2014-12

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United States


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PQRS Reporting, How to Report PQRS on Claims, PQRS Group Reporting, PQRS Measures, Physicians Report

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NPIUnique professional ID assigned by NPPES.integerlevel : Nominal
PAC_IDUnique Group Practice ID assigned by PECOS to the Group Practice.stringunique : 1 required : 1
Last_NameIndividual professional last name.string-
First_NameIndividual professional first name.stringrequired : 1
Screening_For_Depression_And_Developing_A_Follow_Up_PlanDepression is a leading cause of disability and suffering. Managing depression can lead to better coping and outcomes for patients.integerlevel : Nominal
Screening_For_Tobacco_Use_And_Providing_Help_Quitting_When_NeededQuitting tobacco lowers a patient’s chance of getting heart and lung diseases. To give this health care professional a score, Medicare looked at the percentage of this health care professional’s patients that were asked at least once in the last two years if they use tobacco. If patients use tobacco, this health care professional spoke with them about ways to help them quit using tobacco.integerlevel : Nominal
Screening_For_An_Unhealthy_Body_Weight_And_Developing_A_Follow_Up_PlanWhen patients have a higher or lower than normal weight for their body type and height, they are at risk for certain health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, or malnourishment.integerlevel : Nominal
Screening_For_High_Blood_Pressure_And_Developing_A_Follow_Up_PlanHigh blood pressure can cause heart disease and stroke. To give this health care professional a score, Medicare looked at the percentage of this health care professional’s patients who had their blood pressure checked. If the patient had high blood pressure, they received a plan of recommended next steps.integerlevel : Nominal
Comparing_New_And_Old_MedicationsComparing medications is important because it can help avoid medical errors. To give this health care professional a score, Medicare looked at the percentage of this health care professional’s patients that had their medications compared within 30 days after coming home from an inpatient facility.integerlevel : Nominal
Using_Aspirin_To_Reduce_Heart_Attacks_And_StrokesCardiovascular disease, which is a disease of the arteries and veins, can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Aspirin has been shown to be a safe, easy, and low cost way of reducing heart attacks and stroke.integerlevel : Nominal