The PQRS program ended on Dec. 31, 2018, and CMS retired the website on March 29, 2019. On this date, CMS also retired the CAHPS for PQRS Survey website.

The following contacts are now available to answer PQRS-related questions:

  • Contact the Quality Payment Program Service Center at or 1-866-288-8292 (TTY: 1-877-715-6222) for PQRS-related questions.
  • For Value Modifier questions, contact the Physician Value Help Desk at or 888-734-6433 (select option 4). The Physician Value Help Desk will be available through May 3, 2019.
  • After May 3, please contact the Quality Payment Program Service Center for any Value Modifier and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) inquiries at or 1-866-288-8292 (TTY: 1-877-715-6222).

The final performance period for the Value Modifier and PQRS programs was in 2016 with the final payment adjustment year in 2018. The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) under the new Quality Payment Program replaced the Value Modifier and PQRS programs. We encourage everyone to learn more about the Quality Payment Program by visiting