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2023 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_PSPA_1: Participation in an AHRQ-listed patient safety organization


Activity Description

Participation in an AHRQ-listed patient safety organization.

Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_PSPA_1 Medium Patient Safety & Practice Assessment

Objective & Validation Documentation

Objective: Adopt and implement Patient Safety Organization (PSO) methodologies through data collection, analysis, reporting, and education to promote the quantifiable reduction of avoidable medical errors and deficiencies identified in the quality of care provided.

Validation Documentation: Evidence of participation in an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-listed PSO. Include the following element:
1) Confirmation of participation – Documentation from an AHRQ-listed PSO confirming the eligible clinician or group’s participation with the PSO (e.g., welcome email or other communication).

Note: PSOs listed by AHRQ are located at, and information regarding how to choose a PSO can be found at