ACI Measures

2017 Advancing Care Information Transition
Objectives and Measures

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#ACI_TRANS_EP_1 e-Prescribing

Description :

At least one permissible prescription written by the MIPS eligible clinician is queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.
  • Objective Name :

    Electronic Prescribing
  • Required For Base Score :

    Yes
  • Performance Score Weight :

    0

#ACI_TRANS_HIE_1 Health Information Exchange

Description :

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 at least one transition of care or referral.
  • Objective Name :

    Health Information Exchange
  • Required For Base Score :

    Yes
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 20%

#ACI_TRANS_PHCDRR_1 Immunization Registry Reporting

Description :

The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit immunization data.
  • Objective Name :

    Public Health Reporting
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    0 or 10%

#ACI_TRANS_MR_1 Medication Reconciliation

Description :

The MIPS eligible clinician performs medication reconciliation for at least one transition of care in which the patient is transitioned into the care of the MIPS eligible clinician.
  • Objective Name :

    Medication Reconciliation
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 10%

#ACI_TRANS_PSE_1 Patient-Specific Education

Description :

The MIPS eligible clinician must use clinically relevant information from CEHRT to identify patient-specific educational resources and provide access to those materials to at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician.
  • Objective Name :

    Patient Specific Education
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 10%

#ACI_TRANS_PEA_1 Provide Patient Access

Description :

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.
  • Objective Name :

    Patient Electronic Access
  • Required For Base Score :

    Yes
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 20%

#ACI_TRANS_SM_1 Secure Messaging

Description :

For at least one unique 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.
  • Objective Name :

    Secure Messaging
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 10%

#ACI_TRANS_PPHI_1 Security Risk Analysis

Description :

Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1), including addressing the security (to include encryption) of ePHI data created or maintained by certified EHR technology in accordance with requirements in 45 CFR164.312(a)(2)(iv) and 45 CFR 164.306(d)(3), and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of the MIPS eligible clinician’s risk management process.
  • Objective Name :

    Protect Patient Health Information
  • Required For Base Score :

    Yes
  • Performance Score Weight :

    0

#ACI_TRANS_PHCDRR_3 Specialized Registry Reporting

Description :

The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement to submit data to specialized registry. Earn a 5 % bonus in the advancing care information performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries.
  • Objective Name :

    Public Health Reporting
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    0

#ACI_TRANS_PHCDRR_2 Syndromic Surveillance Reporting

Description :

The MIPS eligible clinician is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit syndromic surveillance data. Earn a 5 % bonus in the advancing care information performance category score for submitting to one or more public health or clinical data registries.
  • Objective Name :

    Public Health Reporting
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    0

#ACI_TRANS_PEA_2 View, Download, or Transmit (VDT)

Description :

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.
  • Objective Name :

    Patient Electronic Access
  • Required For Base Score :

    No
  • Performance Score Weight :

    Up to 10%