Activity Weighting: Medium
Subcategory Name: Patient Safety and Practice Assessment
Description: Use of tools that assist specialty practices in tracking specific measures that are meaningful to their practice, such as use of a surgical risk calculator, evidence based protocols such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols, the CDC Guide for Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings, (https://www.cdc.gov/hai/settings/outpatient/outpatient-care-guidelines.html) , predictive algorithms, or other such tools.
Documentation of the use of patient safety tools, e.g. surgical risk calculator, that assist specialty practices in tracking specific patient safety measures meaningful to their practice.
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