MIPS 2017

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
Definition: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received cessation c...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:32 PM
Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists
Definition: Percentage of children, age 0-20 years, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period. References: CMS 074, PQRS 37...
Thu, 11 May, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation
Definition: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) who have an optic nerve head evaluation ...
Thu, 11 May, 2017 at 4:46 PM
Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
Description: Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at low risk of recurrence receiving interstitial prostate brachy...
Thu, 11 May, 2017 at 4:50 PM
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
Description:  *Lower score indicates better quality Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Tw...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:34 PM
Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain
Description: Percentage of patients 18-50 years of age with a diagnosis of low back pain who did not have an imaging study (plain X-ray, MRI, CT scan) wit...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:40 PM
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents
Definition: Percentage of patients 3-17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) a...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:47 PM
MIPS Quality Reporting and Scoring
The Quality section will count toward 60% of your overall score.  Another way to think about it is that it will account for up to 60 of your possible 100 po...
Fri, 19 May, 2017 at 12:11 PM
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented
Description: Percentage of patients 18-85 years of age who had a diagnosis of hypertension and whose blood pressure was adequately controlled (<140/90mmH...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 2:50 PM
INTERNAL - 2017 MIPS Form Information Regarding Cost
Measure Selection Practices must select at least 6 measures and up to 12 measures to be shared across all providers in the practice.  Note that this is a p...
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 at 10:25 AM