MIPS Proposed Rule 2022: Improvement Activities
CMS has also made proposals to consider criteria for nominated activities. Many of these will not affect a practice.
Group Reporting: CMS is proposing to revise group reporting requirements to address subgroups (like in APPs or upcoming MVPs). In 2022, each Improvement Activity that is attested with a yes answer, CMS is proposing that at least 50% of the NPIs billing under the TIN of the sub-group, must perform the same activity during the same continuous 90-day period.
Removal of Activities: CMS is creating a rule to suspend an activity during the year that may raise patient safety concerns, rather than wait until the next rule-making period.
Activities Inventory: CMS is proposing to add seven new improvement
activities, three related to promoting health equity; modify 15 current
activities, 11 related to health equity; and removed six previously adopted
improvement activities. Practices are
encouraged to review their current activities (reported in prior years) before
the end of the year to ensure it is still active. There are usually over 100 activities to
The information was presented in a webinar in September 2021.
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