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:||Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk|
|CMS ID:||CMS 139v5|
|NQS Domain:||Patient Safety|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||Yes|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
|Description:||Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk at least once during the measurement period.|
Numerator: Patients who were screened for future fall risk at least once within the measurement period.
Denominator: Patients aged 65 years and older with an eligible visit (defined in Table 1) during the measurement period.
Denominator Exclusions: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for fall risk (e.g., patient is not ambulatory).
Denominator Exceptions: None
Table 1. Eligible Visits for CMS 139v5
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.