On June 17, 2009, CMS is hosting a national provider conference call on the 2009 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI). Under the PQRI, eligible professionals who meet the criteria for satisfactory submission of quality measures data for services furnished during the reporting period, January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009, will earn an incentive payment of 2.0 percent of their total allowed charges for Physician Fee Schedule covered professional services furnished during the period. Topics on the call will include: how to access the PQRI help desk; review of the incentive payments and feedback reports timeline; and an update on the upcoming decisions registries for 2009. Registration for the call is required.