MIPS Measures Relevant to Ophthalmology

  1. Quality - 50% of total score:  Select 6 measures including one outcome measure (or high priority measure if one outcome measure is not applicable) and report each on at least 60% of eligible Medicare and non-Medicare patient/visits for the entire year.  Suggestions for your specialty include but are not limited to the following:
  2. PI: Promoting Interoperability (formerly ACI) - 25% of total score:  Replaces the Medicare EHR Incentive Program also known as Meaningful Use.  A minimum of the following base measures are required if reporting this category. Note that EHR's certified to a 2014 edition report a different set of measures.
  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.  There are over 90 possible measures to choose from. The following are suggestions only:
  4. Other resources from CMS - MIPS Measures Guide for Ophthalmologists: Offers a non-exhaustive sample of measures and activities for the Quality, Improvement Activities, and Advancing Care Information performance categories that may apply in 2017 to these specialists.

Register with MDinteractive