Optimal Care for Patients with Episodic Neurological Conditions MVP

Beginning with the 2023 Performance Period


Report 4 quality measures (one must be an outcome or a high priority measure):

  • #047: Advance Care Plan (Collection Type: Medicare Part B Claims Measure Specifications, MIPS CQMs Specifications) (!)
  • #130: Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record (Collection Type: Medicare Part B Claims Measure Specifications, eCQM Specifications, MIPS CQMs Specifications) (!)
  • #268: Epilepsy: Counseling for Women of Childbearing Potential with Epilepsy (Collection Type: MIPS CQMs Specifications)
  • #489: Adult Kidney Disease: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy (Collection Type: MIPS CQMs Specifications)
  • #419: Overuse of Imaging for the Evaluation of Primary Headache (Collection Type: MIPS CQMs Specifications) (!)
  • AAN5: Medication Prescribed for Acute Migraine Attack (Collection Type: QCDR)
  • AAN22: Quality of Life Outcome for Patients with Neurologic Conditions (Collection Type: QCDR) (!!)
  • AAN29: Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center Referral or Discussion for Patients with Epilepsy (Collection Type: QCDR)
  • AAN30: Migraine Preventive Therapy Management (Collection Type: QCDR)
  • AAN31: Acute Treatment Prescribed for Cluster Headache (Collection Type: QCDR)
  • AAN32: Preventive Treatment Prescribed for Cluster Headache (Collection Type: QCDR)

Improvement Activities

Report Two medium-weighted improvement activities or One high- weighted improvement activity:

  • IA_AHE_3: Promote use of Patient-Reported Outcome Tools (High)
  • IA_BE_4: Engagement of patients through implementation
  • IA_BE_16: Promote Self-management in Usual Care (Medium)
  • IA_BE_24: Financial Navigation Program (Medium)
  • IA_BMH_4: Depression screening (Medium)
  • IA_BMH_8: Electronic Health Record Enhancements for BH data capture (Medium)
  • IA_CC_1: Implementation of use of specialist reports back to referring clinician or group to close referral loop (Medium)
  • IA_EPA_1: Provide 24/7 Access to MIPS Eligible Clinicians or Groups Who Have Real-Time Access to Patient’s Medical Record (High)
  • IA_EPA_2: Use of telehealth services that expand practice access (Medium)
  • IA_PCMH: Electronic submission of Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation
  • IA_PM_11: Regular review practices in place on targeted patient population needs (Medium)
  • IA_PM_16: Implementation of medication management practice improvements (Medium)
  • IA_PM_21: Advance Care Planning (Medium) IA_PSPA_21: Implementation of fall screening and assessment programs (Medium)
  • IA_PSPA_21: Implementation of fall screening and assessment programs (Medium)


Calculated by CMS using administrative claims data:

  • Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary (MSPB) Clinician

Population Health Measures

Select one population health measure to be scored by CMS using administrative claims data:

  • #479: Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for the Merit-Based Incentive !Payment Program (MIPS) Groups (Administrative Claims) (!!)
  • #484: Clinician and Clinician Group Risk-standardized Hospital Admission Rates for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions (Administrative Claims) (!!)

Promoting Interoperability

Report on the same PI measures required under traditional MIPS unless qualified for automatic reweighting or approved hardship exception:

  • Prevention of Information Blocking
  • e-Prescribing
  • Query of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (POMP) (Optional)
  • Support Electronic Referral Loops By Sending Health Information
  • Support Electronic Referral Loops By Receiving and Reconciling Health Information
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE) Bi-Directional Exchange
  • Immunization Registry Reporting
  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting
  • Electronic Case Reporting
  • Public Health Registry Reporting
  • Clinical Data Registry Reporting
  • Security Risk Analysis
  • Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guide (SAFER Guide)


  • Quality measures that are considered high priority are identified with an exclamation point (!)
  • Outcome measures are identified with a double exclamation point (!!)

MVP Registration

  • MVP Participants must register between April 1 – November 30, 2023 to report an MVP in 2023.
  • To register, MVP Participants must select:
    • The MVP they intend to report.
    • 1 population health measure included in the MVP.
    • Any outcomes-based administrative claims measures on which the MVP Participant intends to be scored (if available).
  • MVP Participants won’t be able to:
    • Submit/make changes to the MVP they select after the close of the registration period (November 30, 2023).
    • Report on an MVP they didn’t register for during the 2023 performance year.
    • Report on more than one MVP.

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