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2021 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_PSPA_8: Use of Patient Safety Tools


Activity Description

In order to receive credit for this activity, a MIPS eligible clinician must use tools that assist specialty practices in tracking specific measures that are meaningful to their practice.

Some examples of tools that could satisfy this activity are: a surgical risk calculator; evidence based protocols, such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols; the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guide for Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings predictive algorithms; and the opiate risk tool (ORT) or similar tool.

Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_PSPA_8 Medium Patient Safety and Practice Assessment