MIPS 2017

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
CMS has restructured and combined several payment programs into the MIPS program.  A rough translation of the 2016 vs. 2017 programs is Quality replaces ...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Am I required to participate in MIPS?
Several resources are available to determine your eligibility. From the CMS website Clinicians who aren't included in MIPS If you're e...
Thu, 8 Jun, 2017 at 1:04 PM
MIPS Quality: EHR Reportable Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) for 2017
Measure Name eMeasure ID NQF Quality ID High Priority Measure ADHD: Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Diso...
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 at 12:46 PM
MIPS Quality: Measures which are no longer reportable in 2017
These are the measures which had been reportable via the DSV/EHR Reporting mechanism in 2016 under PQRS but are no longer reportable using this mechanism...
Fri, 19 May, 2017 at 12:12 PM
MIPS Improvement Activities: Scoring, Reporting, and Supported Activities
Scoring The default scoring methodology for IA is that a medium activity is 10 points and a high activity is 20 points.  A total of 40 points is needed to ...
Tue, 2 Jan, 2018 at 12:48 PM
ADHD: Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication
Definition: Percentage of children 6-12 years of age and newly dispensed a medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who had appropriat...
Tue, 5 Dec, 2017 at 4:40 PM
Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment
Definition:  Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder (MDD) with a suicide risk assessment completed du...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:45 PM
Anti-Depressant Medication Management
Definition: Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were diagnosed with major depression and treated with antidepressant medication, and who re...
Mon, 5 Jun, 2017 at 3:52 PM
Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
Description: Percentage of children 3-18 years of age who were diagnosed with pharyngitis, ordered an antibiotic and received a group A streptococcus (strep...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:35 PM
Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
Description: Percentage of children 3 months-18 years of age who were diagnosed with upper respiratory infection (URI) and were not dispensed an antibiotic ...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:35 PM