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MIPS - Advancing Care Information - Secure Messaging

Advancing Care Information Measures

Measure ID ACI_CCTPE_2
Category ACI
Description For at least one unique patient seen by the MIPS eligible clinician during the performance period, a secure message was sent using the electronic messaging function of certified EHR technology to the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient-authorized representative), or in response to a secure message sent by the patient (or the patient-authorized representative).
Definition of Terms
  • Secure Message – Any electronic communication between a MIPS eligible clinician and patient that ensures only those parties can access the communication. This electronic message could be email or the electronic messaging function of a personal health record (PHR), an online patient portal, or any other electronic means.
  • Fully Enabled – The function is fully installed, any security measures are fully enabled, and the function is readily available for patient use.
eMeasure ID
First Performance Year 2017
Last Performance Year
Metric Type proportion
Reporting Category performanceBonus
Weight ten
Objective coordinationOfCareThroughPatientEngagement
Is Required?
Is Bonus?
Substitutes ACI_TRANS_SM_1;
Registry Measure Spec
Web Interface Measure Spec
Claims Measure Spec

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