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2022 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_BE_7: Participation in a QCDR, that promotes use of patient engagement tools.


Activity Description

Participation in a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR), that promotes patient engagement, including:

  • Use of processes and tools that engage patients for adherence to treatment plans;
  • Implementation of patient self-action plans;
  • Implementation of shared clinical decision making capabilities; or
  • Use of QCDR patient experience data to inform and advance improvements in beneficiary engagement.
Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_BE_7 Medium Beneficiary Engagement


Increase patient engagement though use of qualified clinical data registry (QCDR)’s tools for promoting positive patient behavior such as consistent exercise.


Evidence of participation in a QCDR that promotes patient engagement tools (e.g., patient portal, secure email, and online mobile scheduling). Include at least one of the following elements:

  1. QCDR Feedback Reports – Copies of feedback reports provided by the QCDR detailing activities promoting the use of patient engagement tools (e.g., implementation of patient self-action plans, shared clinical decision-making) as part of efforts to improve processes of care; OR
  2. QCDR patient experience reports – Copies of QCDR patient experience data reports used to inform and advance improvements in beneficiary engagement.

Example(s): Patient engagement tools may include, but are not limited to telemedicine/virtual visits, patient portals, patient outreach, remote patient monitoring, and patient education.

Note: Patient experience data provided by QCDRs capture performance measurement and submission of measure results to help eligible clinicians identify opportunities to improve patient outcomes and the healthcare delivery system.