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ASPS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR)

What is ASPS-QCDR?

The 2020 ASPS QCDR has been approved!

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons' Qualified Clinical Data Registry (ASPS-QCDR) is a CMS-approved entity that:

  • Allows Merit-Based Incentive Program Payment System (MIPS)/Quality Payment Program (QPP) reporting for Eligible Clinicians reporting as individuals or groups for:
    • Quality: report QPP measures and additional non-QPP measures (ASPS QCDR includes 23 QPP measures; 17 QCDR measures specific to plastic surgery; and 8 Quality Improvement Measures (not reportable to CMS))
    • Improvement Activities: report your Improvement Activities (IA), a new category introduced in 2017, to earn additional points toward an incentive payment
    • Promoting Interoperabilty (formerly Advancing Care Information) – report your PI measures for your certified EHR
  • Provides national and peer benchmark information to allow clinicians to evaluate the quality of their care compared to other physicians and to develop quality improvement plans to correct gaps in care
    • Provides 2 pathways for data entry
      • Allows for manual case entry for those practices without an EHR
      • Integrates with your EHR to pull in your data automatically for measure reporting for the Quality category (we can work with almost any EHR- please contact quality@plasticsurgery.org if you have questions)

MIPS has several participation options for 2020 – learn more here.

Pricing Structure

There is no cost for members to register or to manually use the QCDR for Quality Improvement; payment will be taken only at the time of submission to CMS. For practices participating in EHR integration, payment will be due up front.

The pricing structure for submitting data will be as follows:

EHR Integrated Practices

Payment will be collected at the time of registration or upon logging in for the first time in the new year if continuing.

  • New Member or Non-Members: $3,400
  • Maintenance* for Members: $499
  • Maintenance* for Non-Members: $599

*Practice continuing integration from previous year

Web-Tool/Manual Entry Practices

  • Members: $299 for Quality or all 3 categories, collected at the time of submission to CMS
    • $99 for PI or IA only, collected at the time of submission to CMS
  • Non-Members: $499 for up to 3 categories, collected at registration

**Group practices will pay the individual rate per member.

Important Dates to Remember

  • January 31, 2020: Last day to register for manual data entry (Quality, PI and/or IA)
  • August 3, 2020: Last day to register for EHR integration of data for Quality

Contact quality@plasticsurgery.org or Caryn Davidson at (847) 228-3349 with any questions.