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PQRS: Questions and Answers for Psychologists

September 24, 2014



Questions and Answers for Psychologists and PQRS. In 2007 Psychologists had very limited opportunity to participate. As of 2014, there are 11 measures available for claims-based reporting and two for registry reporting.  

For the entire article read more here Practice Central.org

Below are the 11 new measures for 2014

  • Major depressive disorder: diagnostic evaluation (#106) 

  • Major depressive disorder: suicide risk assessment (#107) 

  • Preventive care and screening: Body mass index screening and follow-up (#128

  • Documentation and verification of current medications in the medical record (#130

  • Pain assessment prior to initiation of patient therapy and follow-up (#131

  • Screening for clinical depression and follow-up plan (#134

  • Elder maltreatment screen and follow-up plan (new measure effective in 2009) 

  • Preventive care and screening: Tobacco use assessment and tobacco cessation intervention (#226)

  • Substance use disorders – counseling (#247) 

  • Substance use disorders – Screening for depression (#248) 

  • Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Coordination of Care of Patients with Specific Comorbid Conditions (#325)

Did you know Find-A-Code has additional PQRS information, including Individual measures, Group measures and modifiers?  (CLICK HERE)  Find-A-Code also has CMS information on how to get started, CMS Implementation guide, measure list, and Measure Groups Specifications Manual.


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