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MACRA – How to Maximize Your Advancing Care Information Score, EHR 2015 Certification

July 27, 2017

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  • Evaluate
  • Mitigate
  • Manage
  • Restore
  • Improve

Base score + performance score + bonus score

        *Maximum score of 155%, but all scores capped at 100%

Base score required measures for 50% base score

  • Security risk analysis***
  • E-prescribing – 1 patient
  • Provide patient access – 1 patient
  • Send a summary of care – 1 patient
  • Request/accept a summary of care – 1 patient

 

All base score measures must be met to receive the 50% base score.  If these requirements are not met, the base score is 0.

 

***A security risk analysis workbook can be found on MagMutual’s Cyber Center under best practices/conduct a risk assessment

 

Performance score - measures for Performance score up to 90% (numerator/denominator)

Objectives and Measures

Patient Electronic Access: Provide Patient Access - Up to 10%

Patient Electronic Access: Patient-Specific Education - Up to 10%

Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement: View, Download and Transmit (VDT) - Up to 10%

Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement: Secure Messaging - Up to 10%

Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement: Patient-Generated Health Data - Up to 10%

Health Information Exchange: Send a Summary of Care* - Up to 10%

Health Information Exchange: Request/Accept a Summary of Care* - Up to 10%

Health Information Exchange: Clinical Information Reconciliation - Up to 10%

Public Health and Clinical Data Registry Reporting: Immunization Registry Reporting - 0 or 10%

 

Performance Rates for Each Measure Worth Up to 10%

Performance Rate 1-10 = 1%                             Performance Rate 51-60 = 6%

Performance Rate 11-20 = 2%                          Performance Rate 61-70 = 7%

Performance Rate 21-30 = 3%                         Performance Rate 71-80 = 8%

Performance Rate 31-40 = 4%                         Performance Rate 81-90 = 9%

Performance Rate 41-50 = 5%                         Performance Rate 91-100 = 10%

 

Bonus score two ways to earn bonus score for 15% of your advancing care information final score:

  • Earn 5% bonus for reporting on one or more of the following Public Health and Clinical Data Registry Reporting measures:
  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting
  • Electronic Case Reporting
  • Public Health Registry Reporting
  • Clinical Data Registry Reporting
  • Earn a 10% bonus for using CEHRT to report certain Improvement Activities

Disclaimer

The information provided in this resource does not constitute legal, medical or any other professional advice, nor does it establish a standard of care. This resource has been created as an aid to you in your practice. The ultimate decision on how to use the information provided rests solely with you, the PolicyOwner.

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