The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is proposing to add 29 new quality measures that physicians must report on in 2014 when participating in the group practice reporting option of the Physician Quality Reporting System.

That means physicians reporting as a group under PQRS have the additional measures to collect and report, with the quality scores reflected on the federal Physician Compare consumer-oriented Web site no earlier than 2015, CMS says in a proposed rule setting the physician fee schedule and payment policies for Medicare Part B in 2014.

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