2017 MIPS Measures Relevant to Cardiology

  1. Quality - Select 6 MIPS measures including one outcome measure (or high priority measure if one outcome measure is not applicable to your practice) and report them on 50% of the eligible patient visits for at least 90 days:
  2. Advancing Care Information - Replaces the Medicare EHR Incentive Program also known as Meaningful Use:
    • Conduct security risk analysis
    • ePrescribe
    • Provide patient electronic access
    • Send a summary of care
    • Receive/accept a summary of care
  3. Improvement Activities - Attest that you completed up to 2 high-weighted activities or 4 medium-weighted activities for a minimum of 90 days. Groups with fewer than 15 participants or if you are in a rural or health professional shortage area: Attest that you completed 1 high-weighted or 2 medium-weighted activities for a minimum of 90 days:
    • Collection and use of patient experience and satisfaction data on access (medium weighted).
    • Annual registration in the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (medium weighted).
    • Engagement of new Medicaid patients and follow-up (high-weighted).
    • Engage patients and families to guide improvement in the system of care (medium weighted).
    • Implementation of documentation improvements for practice/process improvements (medium weighted).
    • Implementation of improvements that contribute to more timely communication of test results (medium weighted).
    • Anticoagulant management improvements (high weighted).
    • Participate in systematic anticoagulation program (high weighted).
  4. Other resources from CMS: MIPS Measures Guide for Cardiologists - UPDATED: Highlights a non-exhaustive sample of measures and activities for the Quality, Improvement Activities, and Advancing Care Information performance categories that may apply to cardiologists in 2017.

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