Eyefinity EHR MIPS 2019 Resources

Under MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015), Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is a Medicare payment program focused on quality of care, rather than quantity of care. MIPS streamlines and combines meaningful use and PQRS.

The resources on this page provide an overview of MIPS requirements and describe step-by-step instructions for completing individual measures. For more MIPS information, visit the Eyefinity Support Community or the CMS Quality Payment Programs web site.

Tracking and Reporting MIPS Performance

Learn how to track your progress throughout the year and report your MIPS performance to CMS.

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Understanding and Using the MIPS Dashboard

 

Reporting MIPS Performance with the Eyefinity EHR Registry

 

Navigating and Reporting with the QPP Provider Portal (CMS Video)

Documenting Promoting Interoperability

Promoting Interoperability (PI) is worth 25% of your total MIPS score.

2019 Promoting Interoperability Objectives and Measures

Promoting interoperability (PI) is worth 25% of your total MIPS score. You must complete 90-days of promoting interoperability using a 2015-edition certified EHR, like Eyefinity EHR 5.10 or later.

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2019 Promoting Interoperability Overview

 

Promoting interoperability has changed in 2019. There are no longer base and performance scores; but rather, there is one set of measures that you must report. You must report the required measures satisfactorily to receive a PI score. You may report optional measures to move your PI score closer to 100%.

Document Measure Req'd Max
Points
Objective
Security Risk Analysis Required 0 Security
e-Prescribing Required 10 e-Prescribing
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Query of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program   5 bonus
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Verify Opioid Treatment Agreement   5 bonus
Support Electronic Referral Loops by Sending Health Information Required 20 Health Information Exchange
Support Electronic Referral Loops by Receiving and Incorporating Health Information Required 20
Provide Patients Electronic Access to Their Health Information Required 40 Provider to Patient Exchange
Immunization Registry Reporting Required 10 Public Health and Clinical Data Exchange
(choose two measures)
Electronic Case Reporting
Public Health Registry Reporting
Clinical Data Registry Reporting
Syndromic Surveillance Reporting

 

Documenting Quality Measures

Quality accounts for 45% of your MIPS score. the quality performance period is the full calendar year. To qualify for an incentive payment in 2019, you must report six quality measures. The value of each measure and reporting method varies according to benchmarks established by CMS. Review the following resources to learn which measures and reporting methods earn the most value for your effort.

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2019 Quality Scoring and Benchmarking

 

Choose quality measures that fit best into your patient workflow and the focus of your practice.

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Claims Built-in
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IRIS

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001 Diabetes-Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

   

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012 POAG-Optic Nerve Evaluation

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014 AMD-Dilated Macular Exam

   

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019 Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

 

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117 Diabetes-Eye Exam

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130 Documentation of Current Medications

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131 Pain Assessment and Follow Up

     

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141 POAG-Reduction of IOP

   

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191 Cataracts: 20/40 or Better Visual Acuity within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery

   
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192 Cataracts: Complications within 30 Days Following Cataract Surgery Requiring Additional Surgical Procedures

   

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226 Preventive Care and Screening-Tobacco Use

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236 Controlling High Blood Pressure

 

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317 Preventive Care and Screening-High Blood Pressure

     
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374 Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report

 

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402 Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting among Adolescents

     

 

Measure contributes up to 10 points based on performance.

Measure is capped at a maximum of 7 points based on performance.

Documenting Clinical Practice Improvement Activities

The Improvement Activities category is worth 15% of your total MIPS score. In this new performance category for 2019, you’re rewarded for care focused on care coordination, beneficiary engagement, and patient safety.

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2019 MIPS Improvement Activities

 

Reporting to Local Health Information Exchanges (HIE)

Many local HIEs accept QRDA files. Some HIEs, however, require additional setup.

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Sending Clinical Data from Eyefinity EHR to OneHealthPort

 

 

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