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Who is considered an "Eligible Professional" in 2016?


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) defines an eligible professional (EP) differently across the PQRS, the EHR incentive (meaningful use) program and the value-based payment modifier (VBPM). This chart will help you better understand which professionals in your practice may be considered EPs for each program, and thus could potentially face penalties for each program.


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