3 Important Meaningful Use and PQRS Deadlines to Bookmark

Whether your practice is in the middle of an EHR implementation or you may be already running at full speed with EMR,  its important to be aware of the deadlines below so that your effors are not wasted. 

December 31, 2014 

Meaningful Use Reporting Period Ends for 2014 

Last day of the 2014 reporting period for PQRS 

2014 is the last year for eligible providers to earn incentives through the PQRS program. 

Eligible providers who did not successfully collect data in 2014 may see payment deductions in 2016. 

January 1, 2015 

2015 Meaningful use reporting period begins for all providers whoa re in their second year of meaningful use. 

2015 PQRS reporting period begins for eligble professionals in order to avoid a payment reduction in 2017 

February 28, 2015 

Last day to attest for Medicare professionals to attest for meaninful use for the 2014 reporting year. 

Last day to submit PQRS data. 

Your local EMR consultant can be a great resource in helping your practice navigate how to meet these deadlines. 


Center for Medicare and Medicare Services – EHR Incentive Programs
Center for Medicare and Medicare Services – Physician Quality Reporting Program
Clientfit Technology Consulting – Practice Fusion Consulting