PQRS Measures by Specialty (2016)

The PQRS program continues for 2016. CMS has recently began to publish a list of preferred measures by specialty. Keep in mind that these are preferred lists which means that there can be additional measures which apply.

The following are the CMS preferred 2016 Specialty Measure Sets:

  1. 2016 Cardiology
  2. 2016 Dermatology
  3. 2016 Emergency Medicine
  4. 2016 Gastroenterology
  5. 2016 General Practice/Family Practice
  6. 2016 General Surgery
  7. 2016 Hospitalist
  8. 2016 Internal Medicine
  9. 2016 Mental Health [See NOTE below]
  10. 2016 Multiple Chronic Conditions
  11. 2016 Obstetrics/Gynecology
  12. 2016 Oncology/Hematology
  13. 2016 Ophthalmology
  14. 2016 Pathology
  15. 2016 Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
  16. 2016 Radiology
  17. 2016 Urology

NOTE: For Behavioral Health/Mental Health, we recommend providers download the comprehensive listing by the American Psychiatric Association. CLICK HERE to go to their website and then click on the [Download the 2016 PQRS Performance Measures with Designated Codes] button.