MIPS 2023: Improvement Activities Based on the MIPS Final Rule

Improvement Activities MIPS Reporting 2023 

  • Reporting period: Consecutive 90 days
  • Reporting Requirements: Completion of tasks for 50% of all providers, dependent on practice size.

Improvement Activities and Promoting Interoperability 90-day period can be different, keep it in your mind.

4 New Improvement Activities 

  1. For Electronic Health Record Data adopt the Certified Health Information Technology for Security Tags
  2. Make and implement a plan to improve the care provided to LGBTQ patients.
  3. Create and put into action a language access plan.
  4. Practice Staff COVID-19 Vaccine Achievement.

6 Removed Improvement Activities 

  1. Involvement in a QCDR that encourages the promotes the patient engagement technologies usage.
  2. Participation in a QCDR that encourages interactive chances for collaborative learning networks.
  3. QCDR is utilized for feedback reports that include population health.
  4. Using the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as a resource.
  5. Leadership involvement in ongoing mentoring and a commitment to putting improvement practices into action.
  6. Campaign to Stop PCI Bleeding

QDCR’s participation is no longer qualified as an Improvement Activity because now it’s a MIPS requirement

5 Current Activities Mode 

  1. Practice improvement for the Bilateral Exchange of Patient Information.
  2. Practice upgrades that make use of community resources to meet patient health goals.
  3. Using QCDR data to continuously evaluate and improve practice.
  4. Completion of training and receipt of a waiver that has been granted for the provision of treatment including opioids.
  5. The use of formally sanctioned quality improvement techniques, practice modifications, or other practice improvement procedures.

MIPS 2023 Cost Changes

Well, MIPS 2023 didn’t bring any changes to the cost final changes

Requirements and the 12-month reporting period essentially remained the same. However, CMS has decided to set a maximum cost improvement score of one percentage point out of a possible 100 percentage points for the cost performance category, which will take effect with the 2022 performance period.

Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final rule has changed and become available for 2023. Here’s what you need to know about Improvement Activities in MIPS 2023.

End Not

As finalized in MIPS 2022. In 2023, for exceptional performance, there will be no additional performance threshold. 2022 was the last performance year in which the clinicians earned an exceptional performance bonus. CMS has made no changes to the MIPS performance category redistribution for small practices (15 or fewer clinicians). Points from each category will be added to the final score. No more additional changes are added to the MIPS Improvement Activities category other than the updated IA inventory.

Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final regulation for Medicare has been modified and is now accessible for 2023. What you should know about Improvement Activities in MIPS 2023 is provided below.






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