Physicians who are concerned about being subject to 2018 payment penalties associated with their 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Value-Based Payment Modifier (QRUR) feedback reports must submit informal review requests by December 1. PQRS penalties will be communicated by mail and can also be viewed in the PQRS feedback report on the CMS Enterprise Portal; QRUR penalties are available only on the CMS Enterprise Portal. To find out how to obtain your PQRS feedback report, go to; for information on obtaining your QRUR report, go to For more information on understanding your reports, CMS is hosting a webcast on October 19 from 10:30 am to noon. Go to to register for the webcast. CMS will respond to review requests within 90 days of the request.