2023 MIPS Measures Relevant to Audiology

  1. Quality - 55% 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 based on 2022 National Benchmarks. Suggestions for your specialty include, but are not limited to, the following:   
    ID:
    130
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS68v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #130: Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

    Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible clinician attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Geriatrics
    • Hospitalists
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    134
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS2v12
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #134: Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan

    Percentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for depression on the date of the encounter or up to 14 days prior to the date of the encounter using an age-appropriate standardized depression screening tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of or up to two days after the date of the qualifying encounter.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatrics
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Urology
    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:
    182
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #182: Functional Outcome Assessment

    Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with documentation of a current functional outcome assessment using a standardized functional outcome assessment tool on the date of the encounter AND documentation of a care plan based on identified functional outcome deficiencies within two days of the date of the identified deficiencies.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Chiropractic Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    ID:
    226
    NQF:
    0028
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS138v11
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #226: Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within the measurement period AND who received tobacco cessation intervention during the measurement period or in the six months prior to the measurement period if identified as a tobacco user.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Geriatrics
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Rheumatology
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    261
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #261: Referral for Otologic Evaluation for Patients with Acute or Chronic Dizziness

    Percentage of patients aged birth and older referred to a physician (preferably a physician specially trained in disorders of the ear) for an otologic evaluation subsequent to an audiologic evaluation after presenting with acute or chronic dizziness.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    ID:
    318
    NQF:
    0101
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS139v11
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2023 MIPS Measure #318: Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

    Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement period

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Podiatry
    ID:
    431
    NQF:
    2152
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2023 MIPS Measure #431: Preventive Care and Screening: Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief Counseling

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method at least once within the last 12 months AND who received brief counseling if identified as an unhealthy alcohol user.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    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
     
  2. 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.  The following are suggestions that might be applicable to your specialty.:

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