Patient-Specific Education | MIPS ACI Measures for 2018 Reporting

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For use with CEHRT certified to the 2015 edition.

Measure Description

The MIPS eligible clinician must use clinically relevant information from certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) to identify patient-specific educational resources and provide electronic access to those materials to at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician.

Measure ID Objective Required for Base Score? Percentage of Performance Score
ACI_PEA_2 Patient Electronic Access No Up to 10%

Reporting Requirements


The number of patients in the denominator who were provided electronic access to patient-specific educational resources using clinically relevant information identified from CEHRT during the performance period.


The number of unique patients seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period.

Definition of Terms & Additional Information

Provide Access – When a patient possesses all of the necessary information needed to view, download, or transmit their information. This could include providing patients with instructions on how to access their health information, the website address they must visit for online access, a unique and registered username or password, instructions on how to create a login, or any other instructions, tools, or materials that patients need in order to view, download, or transmit their information.

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