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Patient Electronic Access

The MIPS eligible clinician provides patients (or patient-authorized representative) with timely electronic access to their health information and patient-specific education.

Patient Access Measure:          

At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period is provided timely access to view online-download and transmit to a third party their health information subject to the MIPS eligible clinician’s discretion to withhold certain information.

Attestation:       Report Denominator and Numerator

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

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visit.  See Create a Note.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes. 

Numerator:       The number of patients in the denominator (or patient authorized representative) who are provided timely access to health information to view online, download, and transmit to a third party

  • Patients or their authorized representative must be invite to join the patient portal.  See Invite Patient to Patient Portal.

Required for Base Score:            Yes

Performance Score Weight:      Up to 20%

 

View, Download, Transmit (VDT) Measure:    

At least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period (or patient-authorized representative) views, downloads or transmits their health information to a third party during the performance period.

Attestation:       Report Denominator and Numerator

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

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visit.  See Create a Note.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes. 

Numerator:       The number of unique patients (or patient authorized representative) in the denominator who have viewed online, downloaded, or transmitted to a third party the patient’s health information during the performance period.

  • Patients or their authorized representative must log into the patient portal.  See Access Patient Portal.

Required for Base Score:            No

Performance Score Weight:      Up to 10%

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