Under MIPS, eligible clinicians will be required to report up to 6 quality measures, including at least one outcome measure or high-priority measure, for a minimum of 90 days during the 2017 performance year. Practice Fusion currently supports 23 eCQMs that can be reported for MIPS for the 2017 performance year.
|eCQM:||Cervical Cancer Screening|
|CMS ID:||CMS 124v5|
|NQS Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||No|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
Percentage of women 21-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer using either of the following criteria:
Numerator: Women with one or more screenings for cervical cancer. Appropriate screenings are defined by any one of the following criteria:
Cervical cytology performed during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period for women who are at least 21 years old at the time of the test.
Cervical cytology/human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing performed during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period for women who are at least 30 years old at the time of the test.
Denominator: Women 23-64 years of age with an eligible visit (defined in Table 1) during the measurement period.
- Denominator Exclusions: Women who had a hysterectomy with no residual cervix.
- Denominator Exceptions: None
What is the Quality Payment Program?
Quality Payment Program is the name given to the new Medicare value-based reimbursement system. The program has two tracks for participation: MIPS and APM
What are APMs?
MACRA allows providers who take further steps towards transforming healthcare to be exempt from MIPS and participate in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).
How to prepare
Individual eligible providers can prepare to meet all MIPS measures and be ready to avoid penalties and earn bonuses on January 1, 2017.