MIPS Manual 2017—ACI: There Are 2 Bonuses Available
This content was excerpted from EyeNet’s MIPS Manual 2017.
Earn the registry measure bonus. If you integrate your EHR with the IRIS Registry and utilize its dashboard, you can report either the Specialized Registry Reporting measure (from the 2017 ACI transition measures set) or the Clinical Data Registry Reporting measure (from the ACI measure set). Performing either of these will contribute 5% to your ACI score.
Earn the CEHRT for improvement activities bonus. This bonus is based on your improvement activities performance. There are 6 improvement activities that can qualify you for this bonus (see Table 7 [PDF]). If you use CEHRT to perform 1 or more of those activities, you will get a 10% bonus for your ACI score. For instance, 1 of the improvement activities involves providing patients with 24/7 access to a provider. If your efforts to complete that activity include secure messaging using your CEHRT, that could qualify you for this bonus.
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