Data has been refreshed on CMS Physician Compare to report performance information for 2016. The first quality measures were added to Physician Compare in February 2014. Measures reported include a subset of 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures reported as star ratings; Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for PQRS summary survey measures; and/or non-PQRS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) measures. The 2016 PQRS performance information is divided into eight different categories, ranging from general care to more specialized care. The categories include: Preventive care: General health; Preventive care: Cancer screening; Patient safety; Care planning; Diabetes; Heart disease; Respiratory diseases; Behavioral health.
- CMS Physician Compare: https://www.medicare.gov/physiciancompare/