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Patient-Generated Health Information

Data generated by a patient or a patient's authorized representative.

Patient-Generated Health Data:   

Patient-generated health data or data from a non-clinical setting is incorporated into the certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) for at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period.

Denominator: The number of unique patients seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period.

Numerator: The number of patients in the denominator for whom data from non-clinical settings, which may include patient-generated health data, is captured through the CEHRT into the patient record during the performance period.

  • Patient or patient’s authorized representative sends an email via the patient’s patient portal account and includes an attachment. The attachment is automatically saved in the Documents section of the patient’s chart.

Data from a Non-Clinical Setting: This includes, but is not limited to, social service data, data generated by a patient or a patient’s authorized representative, advanced directives, medical device data, home health monitoring data, and fitness monitor data.

Attestation:                                     Report Denominator and Numerator

Required for Base Score:           No

Performance Score Weight:     Up to 10%




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