PM 5 - Engagement of Community for Health Status Improvement

Activity Weighting: Medium

Subcategory Name: Population Management

Description: Take steps to improve health status of communities, such as collaborating with key partners and stakeholders to implement evidenced-based practices to improve a specific chronic condition. Refer to the local Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for additional steps to take for improving health status of communities as there are many steps to select from for satisfying this activity. QIOs work under the direction of CMS to assist MIPS eligible clinicians and groups with quality improvement, and review quality concerns for the protection of beneficiaries and the Medicare Trust Fund.

Supporting Documentation

  • Documentation of Partnership in the Community - Screenshot of website or other correspondence identifying key partners and stakeholders and relevant initiative including specific chronic condition; and
  • Steps for Improving Community Health Status - Report detailing steps being taken to satisfy the activity including, e.g., timeline, purpose, and outcome that is in compliance with the local QIO.

Resources

2018 Improvement Activities Requirements

2019 Improvement Activities Requirements

2018 MIPS Improvement Activities Fact Sheet

Scores for Improvement Activities for MIPS APMs in the 2018 Performance Period Fact Sheet

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