IA Measures

Improvement activities breakdown

Beneficiary Engagement

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IA_BE_6 Collection and follow-up on patient experience and satisfaction data on beneficiary engagement

Description :

Collection and follow-up on patient experience and satisfaction data on beneficiary engagement, including development of improvement plan.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    High

#IA_BE_14 Engage patients and families to guide improvement in the system of care

Description :

Engage patients and families to guide improvement in the system of care.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_4 Engagement of patients through implementation of improvements in patient portal

Description :

Access to an enhanced patient portal that provides up to date information related to relevant chronic disease health or blood pressure control, and includes interactive features allowing patients to enter health information and/or enables bi-directional communication about medication changes and adherence.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_15 Engagement of patients, family and caregivers in developing a plan of care

Description :

Engage patients, family and caregivers in developing a plan of care and prioritizing their goals for action, documented in the certified EHR technology.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_3 Engagement with QIN-QIO to implement self-management training programs

Description :

Engagement with a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization, which may include participation in self-management training programs such as diabetes.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_5 Enhancements/regular updates to practice websites/tools that also include considerations for patients with cognitive disabilities

Description :

Enhancements and ongoing regular updates and use of websites/tools that include consideration for compliance with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or for improved design for patients with cognitive disabilities. Refer to the CMS website on Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/Section508/index.html?redirect=/InfoTechGenInfo/07_Section508.asp that requires that institutions receiving federal funds solicit, procure, maintain and use all electronic and information technology (EIT) so that equal or alternate/comparable access is given to members of the public with and without disabilities. For example, this includes designing a patient portal or website that is compliant with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_16 Evidenced-based techniques to promote self-management into usual care

Description :

Incorporate evidence-based techniques to promote self-management into usual care, using techniques such as goal setting with structured follow-up, Teach Back, action planning or motivational interviewing.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_20 Implementation of condition-specific chronic disease self-management support programs

Description :

Provide condition-specific chronic disease self-management support programs or coaching or link patients to those programs in the community.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_21 Improved practices that disseminate appropriate self-management materials

Description :

Provide self-management materials at an appropriate literacy level and in an appropriate language.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_22 Improved practices that engage patients pre-visit

Description :

Provide a pre-visit development of a shared visit agenda with the patient.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_23 Integration of patient coaching practices between visits

Description :

Provide coaching between visits with follow-up on care plan and goals.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_8 Participation in a QCDR, that promotes collaborative learning network opportunities that are interactive

Description :

Participation in a QCDR, that promotes collaborative learning network opportunities that are interactive.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_10 Participation in a QCDR, that promotes implementation of patient self-action plans

Description :

Participation in a QCDR, that promotes implementation of patient self-action plans.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_7 Participation in a QCDR, that promotes use of patient engagement tools

Description :

Participation in a QCDR, that promotes use of patient engagement tools.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_11 Participation in a QCDR, that promotes use of processes and tools that engage patients for adherence to treatment plan

Description :

Participation in a QCDR, that promotes use of processes and tools that engage patients for adherence to treatment plan.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_18 Provide peer-led support for self-management

Description :

Provide peer-led support for self-management.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_13 Regularly assess the patient experience of care through surveys, advisory councils and/or other mechanisms

Description :

Regularly assess the patient experience of care through surveys, advisory councils and/or other mechanisms.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_12 Use evidence-based decision aids to support shared decision-making

Description :

Use evidence-based decision aids to support shared decision-making.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_19 Use group visits for common chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes)

Description :

Use group visits for common chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes).
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_1 Use of certified EHR to capture patient reported outcomes

Description :

In support of improving patient access, performing additional activities that enable capture of patient reported outcomes (e.g., home blood pressure, blood glucose logs, food diaries, at-risk health factors such as tobacco or alcohol use, etc.) or patient activation measures through use of certified EHR technology, containing this data in a separate queue for clinician recognition and review.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_9 Use of QCDR patient experience data to inform and advance improvements in beneficiary engagement

Description :

Use of QCDR patient experience data to inform and advance improvements in beneficiary engagement.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_2 Use of QCDR to support clinical decision making

Description :

Participation in a QCDR, demonstrating performance of activities that promote implementation of shared clinical decision making capabilities.
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium

#IA_BE_17 Use of tools to assist patient self-management

Description :

Use tools to assist patients in assessing their need for support for self-management (e.g., the Patient Activation Measure or How’s My Health).
  • Subcatagory Name :

    Beneficiary Engagement
  • Activity Weighting :

    Medium