2020 MIPS IA_CC_1: Implementation of use of specialist reports back to referring clinician or group to close referral loop

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Subcategory Name

Care Coordination

Activity Description

Performance of regular practices that include providing specialist reports back to the referring MIPS eligible clinician or  group to close the referral loop or where the referring MIPS eligible clinician or  group initiates regular inquiries to specialist for specialist reports which could be documented or noted in the EHR technology.


Functionality of providing information by specialist to referring clinician or inquiring clinician receives and documents specialist report

Suggested Documentation

1) Specialist Reports to Referring Clinician - Sample of specialist reports reported to referring clinician or group (e.g. within EHR or medical record); or
2) Specialist Reports from Inquiries in Certified EHR - Specialist reports documented in inquiring clinicians certified EHR or medical records.

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