For use with CEHRT certified to the 2015 cures update.
The MIPS eligible clinician or group must attest that they engage in bi-directional exchange with an HIE to support transitions of care.
|Health Information Exchange||Enabling Exchange Under the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA)||30 points*|
* This measure is an additional alternative to the Support Electronic Referral Loops by Sending Health Information and the Support Electronic Referral Loops by Receiving and Reconciling Health Information measures, or the Enabling Exchange Under the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) measure(HIE_1 and HIE_4, or HIE_6)
The MIPS eligible clinician must attest YES to the following:
- The eligible clinician participates as a signatory to a Framework Agreement (as that term is defined by the Common Agreement for Nationwide Health Information Interoperability as published in the Federal Register and on ONC’s website) in good standing (that is, not suspended) and enabling secure, bi-directional exchange of information to occur, in production, for every patient encounter, transition or referral, and record stored or maintained in the EHR during the performance period, in accordance with applicable law and policy.
- The eligible clinician uses the functions of CEHRT to support bi-directional exchange of patient information, in production, under this Framework Agreement.
Definition of Terms & Additional Information
Health Information Exchange– “HIE” broadly refers to arrangements that facilitate the exchange of health information, and may include arrangements commonly denoted as exchange “frameworks,” “networks,” or using other terms.
Required for Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Score: Yes, if submitting as an alternative to the Support Electronic Referral Loops by Sending Health Information and the Support Electronic Referral Loops by Receiving and Reconciling measures (PI_HIE_1 and PI_HIE_4) or an alternative to the HIE Bi-Directional Exchange measure (PI_HIE_5)
• Measure Score: 30 points
• Eligible for Bonus Score: No