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General Surgery Coding Alert

PQRS:

See Which Quality Measures Apply

Check CMS’s complete list for your practice. Depending on the type of procedures your general surgeons routinely perform, a host of different quality measures might help you avoid the coming penalties for non-participation in Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). For instance: Perioperative care measures could broadly apply to many general surgeons, as follows:  Measure #20 Perioperative Care: Timing of Prophylactic [...]