2024 MIPS Measures Relevant to Nephrology

  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. Suggestions for your specialty include, but are not limited tom the following:   
    ID:
    001
    NQF:
    0059
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS122v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #001: Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (>9%)

    Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had hemoglobin A1c > 9.0% during the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Intermediate Outcome
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Nutrition/Dietician
    • Preventive Medicine
    ID:
    047
    NQF:
    0326
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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:
    130
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS68v13
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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:
    182
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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:
    CMS138v12
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #226: Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

    Percentage of patients aged 12 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
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Infectious Disease
    • 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
    • Pulmonology
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Rheumatology
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urgent Care
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    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:
    318
    NQF:
    0101
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS139v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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:
    400
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #400: One-Time Screening for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) for all Patients

    Percentage of patients aged ≥ 18 years who have never been tested for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection who receive an HCV infection test AND who have treatment initiated within three months or who are referred to a clinician who treats HCV infection within one month if tested positive for HCV.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    ID:
    482
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #482: Hemodialysis Vascular Access: Practitioner Level Long-term Catheter Rate

    Percentage of adult hemodialysis (HD) patient-months using a catheter continuously for three months or longer for vascular access attributable to an individual practitioner or group practice.

    Measure Type
    • Intermediate Outcome
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Nephrology
    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:
    488
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS951v2
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #488: Kidney Health Evaluation

    Percentage of patients aged 18-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes who received a kidney health evaluation defined by an Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) AND Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (uACR) within the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Urology
    ID:
    489
    NQF:
    1662
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #489: Adult Kidney Disease: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) (Stages 1-5, not receiving Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT)) and proteinuria who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB therapy within a 12-month period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Geriatrics
    • Nephrology
    ID:
    493
    NQF:
    3620
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 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
    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
    ID:
    503
    NQF:
    2483
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #503: Gains in Patient Activation Measure (PAM) Scores at 12 Months

    The Patient Activation Measure® (PAM®) is a 10- or 13-item questionnaire that assesses an individual´s knowledge, skills, and confidence for managing their health and health care. The measure assesses individuals on a 0-100 scale that converts to one of four levels of activation, from low (1) to high (4). The PAM® performance measure (PAM®- PM) is the change in score on the PAM® from baseline to follow-up measurement.

    Measure Type
    • Outcome
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Podiatry
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Urology
     
  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 measures that are reported. 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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