2020 MIPS IA_BE_17: Use of tools to assist patient self-management

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Activity Weighting


Subcategory Name

Beneficiary Engagement

Activity Description

Use tools to assist patients in assessing their need for support for self-management (e.g., the Patient Activation Measure or How’s My Health).


Use of tools to assist patient self-management

Suggested Documentation

Documentation in medical record or EHR showing use of Patient Activation Measure, How's My Health, or similar tools to assess patients need for support for self-management.

Patient Activation Measures (PAM) assesses an individual's knowledge, skill, and confidence for managing one's health and healthcare. You can learn more about the development of the original Patient Activation Measure (PAM) on the Wiley Online Library site: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2004.00269.x/full

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