PSPA 22 - CDC Training on CDCs Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Activity Weighting: High
Subcategory Name: Patient Safety and Practice Assessment
Description: Completion of all the modules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) course “Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids” that reviews the 2016** Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain**.
This activity may be selected once every 4 years, to avoid duplicative information given that some of the modules may change on a year by year basis but over 4 years there would be a reasonable expectation for the set of modules to have undergone substantive change, for the improvement activities performance category score.
Documented participation in and completion of all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) course “Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids” that reviews the 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
The CDC continues to develop additional training modules. With this in mind, all modules available at the stated start date of the eligible clinician or groups attestation period must be completed in order to attest to this IA.
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