PM 6 - Use of Toolsets or Other Resources to Close Healthcare Disparities Across Communities

Activity Weighting: Medium

Subcategory Name: Population Management

Description: Take steps to improve healthcare disparities, such as Population Health Toolkit or other resources identified by CMS, the Learning and Action Network, Quality Innovation Network, or National Coordinating Center. 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 eligible clinicians and groups with quality improvement, and review quality concerns for the protection of beneficiaries and the Medicare Trust Fund.

Supporting Documentation

  • Resources Used to Improve Disparities - Resources used, e.g., Population Health Toolkit; and 
  • Documentation of Steps - Report detailing activity as outlined by 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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