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This tool has been created to help you get familiar with the different measures you can submit and prepare for the year. It's for planning purposes only and will not submit anything to CMS. To get the most out of the tool, follow the steps below:

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2018 Promoting Interoperability

25% of final score

This percentage can change due to Special Statuses, Exception Applications, or APM participation.

Participants must submit collected data for 4 or 5 Base Score measures (depending on the CEHRT Edition) for 90 days or more during 2018.

Read more about Promoting Interoperability requirements

43 Promoting Interoperability Measures
  • Clinical Data Registry Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement to submit data to a clinical data registry. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_PHCDRR_5_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Clinical Data Registry Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if,  active engagement with more than one Clinical Data Registry in accordance with PI_PHCDRR_5.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Clinical Information Reconciliation

    Performance Score
    For at least one transition of care or referral received or patient encounter in which the MIPS eligible clinician has never before encountered the patient, the MIPS eligible clinician performs clinical information reconciliation. The MIPS eligible clinician must implement clinical information reconciliation for the following three clinical information sets: (1) Medication. Review of the patient's medication, including the name, dosage, frequency, and route of each medication. (2) Medication allergy. Review of the patient's known medication allergies. (3) Current Problem list. Review of the patient's current and active diagnoses.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • e-Prescribing

    Base Score
    At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.

    Score Weight

    0

  • e-Prescribing

    Base Score
    At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.

    Score Weight

    0

  • E-Prescribing Exclusion

    Measure Exclusion
    A MIPS eligible clinician (EC) who writes fewer than 100 permissible prescriptions during the performance period is eligible for exclusion from the required e-prescribing measure.

    Score Weight

    0

  • E-Prescribing Exclusion

    Measure Exclusion
    A MIPS eligible clinician (EC) who writes fewer than 100 permissible prescriptions during the performance period is eligible for exclusion from the required e-prescribing measure.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Electronic Case Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to electronically submit case reporting of reportable conditions. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_PHCDRR_3_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Electronic Case Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if,  active engagement with more than one Electronic Case Reporting registry in accordance with PI_PHCDRR_3.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Health Information Exchange

    Base Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or health care clinician (1) uses CEHRT to create a summary of care record; and (2) electronically transmits such summary to a receiving health care clinician for at least one transition of care or referral.

    Score Weight

    Up to 20%

  • Health Information Exchange Exclusion

    Measure Exclusion
    Any MIPS eligible clinician who transfers a patient to another setting or refers a patient less than 100 times during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Immunization Registry Reporting

    Performance Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit immunization data and receive immunization forecasts and histories from the public health immunization registry/immunization information system (IIS).

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Immunization Registry Reporting

    Performance Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit immunization data.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Immunization Registry Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if active engagement with more than one immunization registry in accordance with PI_PHCDRR_1.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Immunization Registry Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if active engagement with more than one Immunization Registry in accordance with PI_TRANS_PHCDRR_1.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Medication Reconciliation

    Performance Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician performs medication reconciliation for at least one transition of care in which the patient is transitioned into the care of the MIPS eligible clinician.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • ONC Direct Review Attestation

    Attestation Statement
    I attest that I - (1) Acknowledge the requirement to cooperate in good faith with ONC direct review of his or her health information technology certified under the ONC Health IT Certification Program if a request to assist in ONC direct review is received; and (2) If requested, cooperated in good faith with ONC direct review of his or her health information technology certified under the ONC Health IT Certification Program as authorized by 45 CFR part 170, subpart E, to the extent that such technology meets (or can be used to meet) the definition of CEHRT, including by permitting timely access to such technology and demonstrating its capabilities as implemented and used by the MIPS eligible clinician in the field.

    Score Weight

    0

  • ONC-ACB Surveillance Attestation (Optional)

    Attestation Statement
    I have (1) Acknowledged the option to cooperate in good faith with ONC–ACB surveillance of his or her health information technology certified under the ONC Health IT Certification Program if a request to assist in ONC–ACB surveillance is received; and (2) If requested, cooperated in good faith with ONC–ACB surveillance of his or her health information technology certified under the ONC Health IT Certification Program as authorized by 45 CFR part 170, subpart E, to the extent that such technology meets (or can be used to meet) the definition of CEHRT, including by permitting timely access to such technology and demonstrating its capabilities as implemented and used by the MIPS eligible clinician in the field.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Patient-Generated Health Data

    Performance Score
    Patient-generated health data or data from a non-clinical setting is incorporated into the certified EHR technology for at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Patient-Specific Education

    Performance Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician must use clinically relevant information from CEHRT to identify patient-specific educational resources and provide access to those materials to at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Patient-Specific Education

    Performance Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician must use clinically relevant information from certified EHR technology to identify patient-specific educational resources and provide electronic access to those materials to at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • PI bonus for submission of eligible Improvement Activities using CEHRT

    Bonus Score
    I attest that I have submitted an eligible Improvement Activity using Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT).

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Prevention of Information Blocking Attestation

    Attestation Statement
    I attest to CMS that I - (A) did not knowingly and willfully take action (such as to disable functionality) to limit or restrict the compatibility or interoperability of certified EHR technology. (B) Implemented technologies, standards, policies, practices, and agreements reasonably calculated to ensure, to the greatest extent practicable and permitted by law, that the certified EHR technology was, at all relevant times: (1) Connected in accordance with applicable law; (2) Compliant with all standards applicable to the exchange of information, including the standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria adopted at 45 CFR part 170;  (3) Implemented in a manner that allowed for timely access by patients to their electronic health information; and (4) Implemented in a manner that allowed for the timely, secure, and trusted bi-directional exchange of structured electronic health information with other health care providers (as defined by 42 U.S.C. 300jj(3)), including unaffiliated health care providers, and with disparate certified EHR technology and vendors. (C) Responded in good faith and in a timely manner to requests to retrieve or exchange electronic health information, including from patients, health care providers (as defined by 42 U.S.C. 300jj(3)), and other persons, regardless of the requestor’s affiliation or technology vendor.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Provide Patient Access

    Base Score
    For at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician: (1) The patient (or the patient authorized representative) is provided timely access to view online, download, and transmit his or her health information; and (2) The MIPS eligible clinician ensures the patient's health information is available for the patient (or patient-authorized representative) to access using any application of their choice that is configured to meet the technical specifications of the Application Programing Interface (API) in the MIPS eligible clinician's certified EHR technology.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Provide Patient Access

    Base Score
    At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period is provided timely access to view online, download, and transmit to a third party their health information subject to the MIPS eligible clinician's discretion to withhold certain information.

    Score Weight

    Up to 20%

  • Public Health Registry Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit data to public health registries. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_PHCDRR_4_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Public Health Registry Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if,  active engagement with more than one Public Health Registry in accordance with PI_PHCDRR_4.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Request/Accept Summary of Care

    Base Score
    For at least one transition of care or referral received or patient encounter in which the MIPS eligible clinician has never before encountered the patient, the MIPS eligible clinician receives or retrieves and incorporates into the patient's record an electronic summary of care document.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Request/Accept Summary of Care Exclusion

    Measure Exclusion
    Any MIPS eligible clinician who does not receive any transitions of care or referrals or have patient encounters in which the MIPS eligible clinician has never before encountered the patient during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Secure Messaging

    Performance Score
    For at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period, a secure message was sent using the electronic messaging function of certified EHR technology to the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient-authorized representative).

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Secure Messaging

    Performance Score
    For at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period, a secure message was sent using the electronic messaging function of CEHRT to the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient-authorized representative) during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Security Risk Analysis

    Base Score
    Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1), including addressing the security (to include encryption) of ePHI data created or maintained by certified EHR technology in accordance with requirements in 45 CFR164.312(a)(2)(iv) and 45 CFR 164.306(d)(3), and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of the MIPS eligible clinician's risk management process.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Security Risk Analysis

    Base Score
    Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1), including addressing the security (to include encryption) of ePHI data created or maintained by certified EHR technology in accordance with requirements in 45 CFR164.312(a)(2)(iv) and 45 CFR 164.306(d)(3), and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of the MIPS eligible clinician's risk management process.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Send a Summary of Care

    Base Score
    For at least one transition of care or referral, the MIPS eligible clinician that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or health care provider-(1) creates a summary of care record using certified EHR technology; and (2) electronically exchanges the summary of care record.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Send a Summary of Care Exclusion

    Measure Exclusion
    Any MIPS eligible clinician who transfers a patient to another setting or refers a patient less than 100 times during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    0

  • Specialized Registry Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement to submit data to specialized registry. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_TRANS_PHCDRR_3_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Specialized Registry Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if active engagement with more than one Specialized Registry in accordance with PI_TRANS_PHCDRR_3.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit syndromic surveillance data from a urgent care ambulatory setting where the jurisdiction accepts syndromic data from such settings and the standards are clearly defined. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_PHCDRR_2_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting

    Bonus Score
    The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit syndromic surveillance data. To earn a 5 % bonus in the promoting interoperability performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries also attest to PI_TRANS_PHCDRR_2_MULTI.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if active engagement with more than one Syndromic Surveillance Registry in accordance with PI_TRANS_PHCDRR_2.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting for Multiple Registry Engagement

    Report as true if,  active engagement with more than one Syndromic Surveillance registry in accordance with PI_PHCDRR_2.

    Score Weight

    Up to 5%

  • View, Download and Transmit (VDT)

    Performance Score
    During the performance period, at least one unique patient (or patient-authorized representatives) seen by the MIPS eligible clinician actively engages with the EHR made accessible by the MIPS eligible clinician. An MIPS eligible clinician may meet the measure by either-(1) view, download or transmit to a third party their health information; or (2) access their health information through the use of an API that can be used by applications chosen by the patient and configured to the API in the MIPS eligible clinician's certified EHR technology; or (3) a combination of (1) and (2).

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%

  • View, Download, or Transmit (VDT)

    Performance Score
    At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period (or patient-authorized representative) views, downloads or transmits their health information to a third party during the performance period.

    Score Weight

    Up to 10%