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:||Dementia: Cognitive Assessment|
|CMS ID:||CMS 149v5|
|NQS Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||No|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
|Description:||Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia for whom an assessment of cognition is performed and the results reviewed at least once within a 12 month period.|
Numerator: Patients for whom an assessment of cognition is performed and the results reviewed at least once within a 12 month period.
Denominator: All patients, regardless of age, with an active diagnosis of dementia and two eligible visits (found in Table 1 ) during the measurement period.
- Denominator Exclusions: None
- Denominator Exceptions: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not assessing cognition (e.g., patient with very advanced stage dementia, receiving palliative care, other medical reason) ORdocumentation of patient reason(s) for not assessing cognition. Suggested workflows for recording denominator exceptions can be found in Table 2.
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.