For more information, go to: http://www.cms.gov/.
To file for the exemption, go to: https://www.qualitynet.org/portal/server.pt/community/communications_support_system/234. The exemption can only be acquired by the eligible provider.
Group practices selected for and participating in the GPRO I or II reporting wishing to submit an exemption request for the 2012 payment adjustment should submit a letter to:Significant Hardship Exemptions Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of Clinical Standards and Quality Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop S3-02-01 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850
The letter must be postmarked before November 1, 2011.