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Secure Messaging

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%

 

 

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