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Engagement of community for health status improvement

Activity ID

IA_PM_5

Activity Weighting

Medium

Subcategory Name

Population Management

Activity Description

Take steps to improve health status of communities, such as collaborating with key partners and stakeholders to implement evidenced-based practices to improve a specific chronic condition.  Refer to the local Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for additional steps to take for improving health status of communities as there are many steps to select from for satisfying this activity. QIOs work under the direction of CMS to assist MIPS eligible clinicians and groups with quality improvement, and review quality concerns for the protection of beneficiaries and the Medicare Trust Fund. 

Validation

Activity to improve specific chronic condition within the community is being undertaken

Suggested Documentation

1) Documentation of Partnership in the Community - Screenshot of website or other correspondence identifying key partners and stakeholders and relevant initiative including specific chronic condition; and
2) Steps for Improving Community Health Status - Report detailing steps being taken to satisfy the activity including, e.g., timeline, purpose, and outcome that is in compliance with the local QIO

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