• Regulatory Support

    Navigating Quality Payment Programs

Falcon® Functionality Overview

Falcon® Physician is continually evolving to meet the changing needs of the industry. Our nephrology-specific tools support you through the shift from volume to value based care, so you can continue to deliver the best care for your patients.

The Quality Payment Program focus on care quality and payment models. There are two tracks you can choose: Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

MIPS Roadmap

MACRA can be complicated, and we are here to support you. Learn more about the categories of MIPS, find out about important regulatory milestones, and understand how your Falcon functionality can help you capture important clinical data with our MACRA roadmap.


Measures in Falcon

Our Quality Payment Program checklist provides insight into how MIPs measures appear in Falcon. Get a breakdown of the 2017 Quality and ACI Transitional Measures and find out how you can use your Falcon tools to capture associated clinical data.



Helpful Guides

Falcon Roadmap: Download 
Falcon Quality Measures Guide: Download

MIPS Quick Start: Download
Learn if you’re included: Download
Where to find help: Download
How to obtain QRUR: Download
CMS Webinars: Download


Quick Facts

ACI Category Facts: Download
Improvement Activities Facts: Download
MACRA Overview: Download
MIPS Participation Facts: Download
QPP Fact Sheet: Download
Small Practice Facts: Download
Support for Small Practices: Download


Video Resources

Introduction to MIPS: Watch
Who participates in MIPS: Watch
How to Eligible Clinicians Participate: Watch
MIPS Performance Categories: Watch
What is the scoring methodology for MIPS: Watch


• EHR Incentive Program May 2017 Update: Learn More
• Final Rule Announced: Learn More
• Falcon releases new scorecard – available now


Don’t Miss

Interested in learning more about Physician Compare?
Join the Physician Compare Call to learn how to review your performance information before it is published. A question and answer session follows the presentation.

September 28, 2017
1:30 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)


Prepare now to access the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) feedback reports and the 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) EIDM accounts are required for participants to obtain 2016 PQRS feedback reports and 2016 Annual QRURs, available early fall. 
Register Here for a new EIDM Account (First Time Users)
• Existing users should login to ensure your (EIDM) account is active
For additional resources, you may also view the EIDM Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) located on the Physician and Other Health Care Professionals Quality Reporting Portal
For additional assistance regarding EIDM, contact the QualityNet Help Desk at 1-866-288-8912 (TTY 1-877-715- 6222) from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday, or via email at qnetsupport@hcqis.org
Additional information about the 2016 Annual QRURs and 2018 Value Modifier is available on the Value Modifier website..

CMS Resources

Helpful links to CMS fact sheets, guides, and videos.