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:||Chlamydia Screening for Women|
|CMS ID:||CMS 153v5|
|NQS Domain:||Community/Population Health|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||No|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
|Description:||Percentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement period.|
Numerator: Women with at least one chlamydia test during the measurement period.
Denominator : Women 16 to 20 and 20 to 24 years of age who are sexually active and who had an eligible visit (defined as chart notes with one of the following encounter types: Office Visit, Nursing Home Visit, Nurse Visit or Home Visit) during the measurement period.
- Denominator Exclusions: Women who are only eligible for the initial population due to a pregnancy test and who had an x-ray or an order for a specified medication within 7 days of the pregnancy test.
- 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.