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2022 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_BE_22: Improved practices that engage patients pre-visit


Activity Description

Implementation of workflow changes that engage patients prior to the visit, such as a pre-visit development of a shared visit agenda with the patient, or targeted pre-visit laboratory testing that will be resulted and available to the MIPS eligible clinician to review and discuss during the patient’s appointment.

Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_BE_22 Medium Beneficiary Engagement


Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of visit time with patients, and promote patient engagement and satisfaction with care.


Evidence that a pre-visit agenda was shared and/or developed with patients prior to visit. Include at least one of the following elements:

  1. Pre-visit communication with patient – Documentation of communication with patient (letter, email, discussion, portal screenshot, etc.) that shows a pre-visit agenda was shared with and/or developed with the patient; OR
  2. Patient engagement workflow – Documentation of the practice’s patient engagement workflow clearly showing pre-visit agenda sharing process (e.g., staff responsible, timing, method of sharing); OR
  3. Co-creation of visit agenda – Documented strategies to engage patients and their family members to co-create a visit agenda (e.g., workflow diagram, policy or process document).