2024 MIPS Measures Relevant to Emergency Medicine

  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 2023 National Benchmarks.
    ID:
    065
    NQF:
    0069
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS154v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #065: Appropriate Treatment for Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)

    Percentage of episodes for patients 3 months of age and older with a diagnosis of upper respiratory infection (URI) that did not result in an antibiotic order.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Infectious Disease
    • Pediatrics
    • Urgent Care
    ID:
    066
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS146v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #066: Appropriate Testing for Pharyngitis

    The percentage of episodes for patients 3 years and older with a diagnosis of pharyngitis that resulted in an antibiotic order on or within 3 days after the episode date and a group A Streptococcus (Strep) test in the seven-day period from three days prior to the episode date through three days after the episode date.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Infectious Disease
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pediatrics
    • Urgent Care
    ID:
    107
    NQF:
    0104e
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS161v12
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #107: Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment

    Percentage of all patient visits for those patients that are 17 years of age or older at the start of the measurement period in which a new or recurrent diagnosis of major depressive disorder (MDD) was identified and a suicide risk assessment was completed during the visit

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    ID:
    116
    NQF:
    0058
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #116: Avoidance of Antibiotic Treatment for Acute Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis

    The percentage of episodes for patients ages 3 months and older with a diagnosis of acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis that did not result in an antibiotic dispensing event.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Urgent Care
    ID:
    134
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS2v13
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 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
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatrics
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Urology
    ID:
    187
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #187: Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation: Thrombolytic Therapy

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke who arrive at the hospital within 3.5 hours of time last known well and for whom IV thrombolytic therapy was initiated within 4.5 hours of time last known well.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Cardiology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Neurosurgery
    ID:
    254
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #254: Ultrasound Determination of Pregnancy Location for Pregnant Patients with Abdominal Pain

    Percentage of pregnant female patients aged 14 to 50 who present to the emergency department (ED) with a chief complaint of abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding who receive a trans-abdominal or trans-vaginal ultrasound to determine pregnancy location.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    ID:
    317
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS22v12
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 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
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Rheumatology
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    331
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #331: Adult Sinusitis: Antibiotic Prescribed for Acute Viral Sinusitis (Overuse)

    Percentage of patients, aged 18 years and older, with a diagnosis of acute viral sinusitis who were prescribed an antibiotic within 10 days after onset of symptoms

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Otolaryngology
    • Urgent Care
    ID:
    332
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #332: Adult Sinusitis: Appropriate Choice of Antibiotic: Amoxicillin With or Without Clavulanate Prescribed for Patients with Acute Bacterial Sinusitis (Appropriate Use)

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of acute bacterial sinusitis that were prescribed amoxicillin, with or without clavulanate, as a first line antibiotic at the time of diagnosis.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Otolaryngology
    • Urgent Care
    ID:
    415
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #415: Emergency Medicine: Emergency Department Utilization of CT for Minor Blunt Head Trauma for Patients Aged 18 Years and Older

    Percentage of emergency department visits for patients aged 18 years and older who presented with a minor blunt head trauma who had a head CT for trauma ordered by an emergency care provider who have an indication for a head CT.

    Measure Type
    • Efficiency
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    ID:
    416
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #416: Emergency Medicine: Emergency Department Utilization of CT for Minor Blunt Head Trauma for Patients Aged 2 Through 17 Years

    Percentage of emergency department visits for patients aged 2 through 17 years who presented with a minor blunt head trauma who had a head CT for trauma ordered by an emergency care provider who are classified as low risk according to the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) prediction rules for traumatic brain injury.

    Measure Type
    • Efficiency
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    ID:
    487
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    498
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #498: Connection to Community Service Provider

    Percent of patients 18 years or older who screen positive for one or more of the following health-related social needs (HRSNs): food insecurity, housing instability, transportation needs, utility help needs, or interpersonal safety; and had contact with a Community Service Provider (CSP) for at least one of their HRSNs within 60 days after screening.

    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
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
     
  2. PI: Promoting Interoperability - 25% of total score: For a minimum of 90 days, report all required measures. EHR technology certified to the 2015 Cures Update must be in place by October 3, 2023. 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.
  3. 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 for your specialty:

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