MIPS 2020—PI: You Must Use 2015-Edition CEHRT
This content is excerpted from EyeNet’s MIPS 2020; also see the Academy’s MIPS hub page.
You will need an EHR system that is a 2015-edition certified EHR technology (CEHRT). To check whether your EHR system is a 2015-edition CEHRT, visit https://chpl.healthit.gov/#/search. (Make a note of your system’s CHPL ID#; you will need this when you report your PI performance to CMS.)
What if your EHR vendor has upgraded your EHR system, but 2015-edition certification is still pending? CMS recognizes that some vendors may be providing upgraded EHR systems to practices while 2015-edition certification is still pending. If this was the case with your EHR system, you may still be able to satisfy the 2015-edition CEHRT requirement provided:
- your EHR system has 2015-edition functionality for all 90+ days of your PI performance period, and
- CMS grants 2015-edition certification by the last day of that performance period.
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