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2020 MIPS IA_EPA_2: Use of telehealth services that expand practice access

Activity ID

IA_EPA_2

Activity Weighting

Medium

Subcategory Name

Expanded Practice Access

Activity Description

Use of telehealth services and analysis of data for quality improvement, such as participation in remote specialty care consults or teleaudiology pilots that assess ability to still deliver quality care to patients.

Validation

Documented use of telehealth services and participation in data analysis assessing provision of quality care with those services

NOTE: For the purposes of this IA, telehealth services include a “real time” interaction and may be obtained over the phone, online, etc. and are not limited to the Medicare reimbursed telehealth service criteria.

Suggested Documentation

1) Use of Telehealth Services - Documented use of telehealth services through:
   a)  claims adjudication (may use G codes to validate);
   b) EHR or
   c) other medical record document showing specific telehealth services, consults, or referrals performed for a patient; and
2) Analysis of Assessing Ability to Deliver Quality of Care - Participation in or performance of quality improvement analysis showing delivery of quality care to patients through the telehealth medium (e.g. Excel spreadsheet, Word document or others).

NOTE: For the purposes of this IA, telehealth services include a “real time” interaction and may be obtained over the phone, online, etc. and are not limited to the Medicare reimbursed telehealth service criteria.

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