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Health Information Exchange

The MIPS eligible clinician provides a summary of care record when transitioning or referring their patient to another setting of care, receives or retrieves a summary of care record upon the receipt of a transition or referral or upon the first patient encounter with a new patient, and incorporates summary of care information from other health care clinicians into their EHR using the functions of CEHRT.

Health Information Exchange Measure:           

The MIPS eligible clinician that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or health care clinician (1) uses CEHRT to create a summary of care record; and (2) electronically transmits such summary to a receiving health care clinician for a least one transition of care or referral.

Attestation:       Report Denominator and Numerator

Denominator:   Number of transitions of care and referrals during the performance period for which the EP was the transferring or referring health care clinician.

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visit.  See Create a Note.
  • Check Transferring at the bottom of a Note to indicate a referral is being sent.  See Navigate a Note.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes.

Numerator:       The number of transitions of care and referrals in the denominator where a summary of care record was created using CEHRT and exchanged electronically.

  • Provider must send a referral by direct message.  See Send a Referral by Direct Message.

Required for Base Score:            Yes

Performance Score Weight:      Up to 20%

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