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Measures by Specialty

Not sure which measures to report? NJII-HCIS can provide guidance on selecting measures that fit your practice and physicians.

Quality

  • 257 registry measures to choose from
  • Must choose 6 measures to report, or a specialty measure set
  • Full year reporting
  • No domain requirements
  • Must choose AT LEAST 1 outcome measure
    • If no outcome measure is applicable, must choose 1 high priority measure
  • Report on 60% of all payers for 2019

Promoting Interoperability

  • Required to use certified EHR technology (2015)
  • Available Hardship Exemption Application (due December 31, 2019)
  • Must report the required measures under each objective or claim the exclusion if applicable
  • Performance-based scoring at the individual measure level

Improvement Activities

  • 118 activities available to choose from
  • Report on a combination of High or Medium weighted activities
  • Attest by indicating “yes” to each activity that meets the 90-day requirement
  • Patient Centered Medical Home practices receive full credit

Cost

  • Calculated by CMS on administrative claims data
  • Full year reporting
  • Cost category will be calculated from the average of the following measures:
    • Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB)
    • Total per Capita Cost Measures
    • 8 Episode-Base Measures (New for 2019)

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