MIPS and Advancing Care Information

February 23rd, 2017 By: Jessica Foglesong

Eligible MIPS clinicians, or clinicians that bill more than $30,000 to Medicare, and provide care to more than 100 Medicare patients per year, are required to attest to 3 MIPS performance categories: Quality, Advancing Care Information, and Improvement Activities.

Measures within the Advancing Care Information category include:

  • Security Risk Analysis, ePrescribing,
  • Provide Patient Access,
  • Health Information Exchange,
  • View, Download, or Transmit (VDT),
  • Patient-Specific Education,
  • Secure Messaging,
  • Medication Reconciliation,
  • Immunization Registry Reporting,
  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting,
  • and Specialized Registry Reporting.

Many measures, such as Security Risk Analysis, ePrescribing, Provide Patient Access, and Health Information Exchange are required for a base score in the Advancing Care Information category. Other measures are used to adjust the overall category score while some simply serve as a bonus adjustment to the overall category score. Detailed information on the measures for Advancing Care Information can be found here (https://qpp.cms.gov/measures/aci).

To ensure you are compliant with these measures, it is critical your practice implement a certified electronic health record solution, such as RxNT. RxNT’s software is fully equipped to meet your MACRA needs and RxNT’s Product Experts can show you just how these measures are met within RxNT. Give us a call at 1-800-943-7968 Option 3 or email us sales@rxnt.com to learn more. 

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