Improvement Activities

IA Scoring Logic

  • Each activity is weighted either medium or high. To get the maximum score of 40 points for the Improvement Activity score, you may select any of these combinations:
    • 2 high-weighted activities
    • 1 high-weighted activity and 2 medium-weighted activities
    • Up to 4 medium-weighted activities

  • All you need to do:
    Attest by indicating “Yes” to each activity that meets the 90-day requirement

  • Clinicians can choose to attest to the set of activities that are most meaningful to their practice since there are no subcategory reporting requirements

MIPS Scoring for Improvement Activities
(15% of Final Score in Transition Year)

Total Points = 40

Activity Weights
Medium = 10 points
High = 20 points

Alternate Activity Weights*
Medium = 20 points
High = 40 points

For clinicians in small, rural, and underserved practices or with nonpatient facing clinicians or groups

Full credit for clinicians in a patient-centered medical home, Medical Home Model, or similar specialty practice

category score

Calculating the Final Score Under MIPS

final score