Use CEHRT to engage with patients or their authorized representatives about the patient’s care.
Secure Messaging Measure:
For at least one patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period, a secure message was sent using the electronic messaging function of CEHRT to the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient authorized representative) during the performance period.
Attestation: Report Denominator and Numerator
Denominator: 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 for whom a secure electronic message is sent to the patient (or patient-authorized representative) or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or patient-authorized representative), during the performance period.
- Provider must send a message via the Patient Portal. See Secure Messaging.
Required for Base Score: No
Performance Score Weight: Up to 10%