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.
Activity to improve specific chronic condition for specific, identified population within the community is being undertaken
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 target population; 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.