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:||Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention|
|CMS ID:||CMS 138v5|
|NQS Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|MIPS High Priority Measure:||No|
|Eligible for Quality Programs:||
|Description:||Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user.|
Numerator: Patients who were screened for tobacco use at least once within 24 months before the end of the measurement period AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user.
Denominator: All patients aged 18 years and older seen for at least one preventive visit (defined as a chart note with one of the following encounter types: Office Visit, Home Visit, Nurse Visit, or Nursing Home Visit) during the measurement period.
- Denominator Exclusions: None
- Denominator Exceptions: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for tobacco use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reason).
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.