2024 MIPS Measures Relevant to Neurology

  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 to, the following:
    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:
    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:
    155
    NQF:
    0101
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 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

    2024 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:
    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:
    268
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #268: Epilepsy: Counseling for Women of Childbearing Potential with Epilepsy

    Percentage of all patients of childbearing potential (12 years and older) diagnosed with epilepsy who were counseled at least once a year about how epilepsy and its treatment may affect contraception and pregnancy.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    ID:
    277
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #277: Sleep Apnea: Severity Assessment at Initial Diagnosis

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea who had an apnea hypopnea index (AHI), a respiratory disturbance index (RDI), or a respiratory event index (REI) documented or measured within 2 months of initial evaluation for suspected obstructive sleep apnea.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pulmonology
    ID:
    279
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #279: Sleep Apnea: Assessment of Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

    Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that were prescribed an evidence-based therapy that had documentation that adherence to therapy was assessed at least annually through an objective informatics system or through self-reporting (if objective reporting is not available)

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pulmonology
    ID:
    281
    NQF:
    2872e
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS149v12
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #281: Dementia: Cognitive Assessment

    Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia for whom an assessment of cognition is performed and the results reviewed at least once within a 12-month period

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Geriatrics
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    ID:
    282
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #282: Dementia: Functional Status Assessment

    Percentage of patients with dementia for whom an assessment of functional status was performed at least once in the last 12 months.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Geriatrics
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    ID:
    286
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #286: Dementia: Safety Concern Screening and Follow-Up for Patients with Dementia

    Percentage of patients with dementia or their caregiver(s) for whom there was a documented safety concerns screening in two domains of risk: 1) dangerousness to self or others and 2) environmental risks; and if safety concerns screening was positive in the last 12 months, there was documentation of mitigation recommendations, including but not limited to referral to other resources.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Geriatrics
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    ID:
    288
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #288: Dementia: Education and Support of Caregivers for Patients with Dementia

    Percentage of patients with dementia whose caregiver(s) were provided with education on dementia disease management and health behavior changes AND were referred to additional resources for support in the last 12 months.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Geriatrics
    • Mental/Behavioral Health
    • Neurology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    ID:
    290
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #290: Assessment of Mood Disorders and Psychosis for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

    Percentage of all patients with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) who were assessed for depression, anxiety, apathy, AND psychosis once during the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    ID:
    291
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 MIPS Measure #291: Assessment of Cognitive Impairment or Dysfunction for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

    Percentage of all patients with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) who were assessed for cognitive impairment or dysfunction once during the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
    • Speech/Language Pathology
    ID:
    293
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #293: Rehabilitative Therapy Referral for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

    Percentage of all patients with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) who were referred to physical, occupational, speech, or recreational therapy once during the measurement period.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    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:
    374
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    CMS50v12
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #374: Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report

    Percentage of patients with referrals, regardless of age, for which the referring clinician receives a report from the clinician to whom the patient was referred.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Allergy/Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Surgery
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Neurology
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Oncology/Hematology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Physical Medicine
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Urology
    • Vascular Surgery
    ID:
    386
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #386: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patient Care Preferences

    Percentage of patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) who were offered assistance in planning for end of life issues (e.g., advance directives, invasive ventilation, lawful physician-hastened death, or hospice) or whose existing end of life plan was reviewed or updated at least once annually or more frequently as clinically indicated (i.e., rapid progression).

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    ID:
    419
    NQF:
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    Yes

    2024 MIPS Measure #419: Overuse of Imaging for the Evaluation of Primary Headache

    Percentage of patients for whom imaging of the head (CT or MRI) is obtained for the evaluation of primary headache when clinical indications are not present.

    Measure Type
    • Process
    Specifications
    Specialty
    • Neurology
    ID:
    431
    NQF:
    2152
    eMeasure ID:
    High Priority:
    No

    2024 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

    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
    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 required measures. Please check your QPP Participation Status to see if you are 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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