Glitch Leads CMS to Relax Penalties

ICD Glitch Leads CMS to Relax Physician Quality Penalties

CMS has examined impact to quality measures and has determined that the ICD-10 code updates will impact CMS’s ability to process data reported on certain quality measures for the 4th quarter of CY 2016.  CMS has released frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the ICD-10-CM code updates that impact PQRS quality reporting. The “ICD-10-CM FAQs” document is located here.