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:||Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults|
|CMS ID:||CMS 127v5|
|NQS Domain:||Community/Population Health|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||No|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
|Description:||Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine.|
Numerator: Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination.
Denominator : Patients 65 years of age and older with 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: None
- 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.