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2021 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_BE_5: Enhancements/regular updates to practice websites/tools that also include considerations for patients with cognitive disabilities


Activity 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 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.

Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_BE_5 Medium Beneficiary Engagement