2023 MIPS Measures Relevant to Skilled Nursing Facilities

  1. Quality - 30% of total score:  Report 6 measures, including one Outcome or other High Priority measure for 12 months on at least 70% of eligible encounters to receive a score against 2022 National Benchmarks. Suggestions for your specialty include, but are not limited to, the following:   
    ID:
    006
    NQF:
    0067
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #006: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Antiplatelet Therapy

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) seen within a 12-month period who were prescribed aspirin or clopidogrel.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    007
    NQF:
    0070
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS145v11
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #007: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Beta-Blocker Therapy – Prior Myocardial Infarction (MI) or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF ≤ 40%)

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12-month period who also have a prior MI or a current or prior LVEF ≤ 40% who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    008
    NQF:
    0083
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS144v101
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #008: Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of heart failure (HF) with a current or prior left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤ 40% who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy either within a 12-month period when seen in the outpatient setting OR at each hospital discharge.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Hospitalists
    • Internal Medicine
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    047
    NQF:
    0326
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #047: Advance Care Plan

    Percentage of patients aged 65 years and older who have an advance care plan or surrogate decision maker documented in the medical record or documentation in the medical record that an advance care plan was discussed but the patient did not wish or was not able to name a surrogate decision maker or provide an advance care plan.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Geriatrics
    • Hospitalists
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    118
    NQF:
    0066
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #118: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy - Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF ≤ 40%)

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12 month period who also have diabetes OR a current or prior Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) ≤ 40% who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB therapy.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Endocrinology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    155
    NQF:
    0101
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #155: Falls: Plan of Care

    Percentage of patients aged 65 years and older with a history of falls that had a plan of care for falls documented within 12 months.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Podiatry
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    181
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #181: Elder Maltreatment Screen and Follow-Up Plan

    Percentage of patients aged 60 years and older with a documented elder maltreatment screen using an Elder Maltreatment Screening tool on the date of encounter AND a documented follow-up plan on the date of the positive screen.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    ID:
    238
    NQF:
    0022
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS156v11
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #238: Use of High-Risk Medications in Older Adults

    Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered at least two high-risk medications from the same drug class.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Urology
    ID:
    317
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS22v11
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #317: Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented

    Percentage of patient visits for patients aged 18 years and older seen during the measurement period who were screened for high blood pressure AND a recommended follow-up plan is documented, as indicated, if blood pressure is elevated or hypertensive.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    326
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #326: Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter: Chronic Anticoagulation Therapy

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter who were prescribed an FDA-approved oral anticoagulant drug for the prevention of thromboembolism during the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    ID:
    487
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #487: Screening for Social Drivers of Health

    Percent of patients 18 years and older screened for food insecurity, housing instability, transportation needs, utility difficulties, and interpersonal safety.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Chiropractic Medicine
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Dermatology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Geriatrics
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pediatrics
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    493
    NQF:
    3620
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #493: Adult Immunization Status

    Percentage of patients 19 years of age and older who are up-to-date on recommended routine vaccines for influenza; tetanus and diphtheria (Td) or tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap); zoster; and pneumococcal.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
     
    • PI: Promoting Interoperability - 25% of total score: For a minimum of 90 days, report all required measures. EHR technology certified to the 2015 Edition certification must be in place by October 3, 2022. There are exclusions available for most of the required measures. Please check your QPP Participation Status to see if you are automatically exempt from PI. If you are exempt, the 25% will be re-weighted to the Quality performance category making it 55% of your score.
    • IA: Improvement Activities - 15% of total score:  Attest that you completed up to 2 high-weighted activities or 4 medium-weighted activities for a minimum of 90 days. Groups with 15 or fewer 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. A group can attest to an activity when at least 50% of the clinicians in the group perform the same activity during any continuous 90-day period (or as specified in the activity description) in the same performance year. There are over 100 possible activities to choose from. The following are suggestions for your specialty:

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