Quality improvement involves many formulas within the healthcare infrastructure and the combined efforts of healthcare professionals, patients, payers and researchers. A systematic and analytical approach to practice quality and performance improvement are essential for ensuring and improving patient safety.
SIR performance measures
SIR: Working to make interventional radiology an integral part of the health care landscape
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its contractor, Acumen, LLC, will conduct field testing in October 2018 for 13 cost measures before consideration of their potential use in the cost performance category of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
SIR participated in the development of these measures with input from other medical specialty societies.
- Hemodialysis Access Creation
- Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
- Renal or Ureteral Stone Surgical Treatment
- Lumpectomy, Partial Mastectomy, Simple Mastectomy
Here are the top 10 things you need to do and know if you are an eligible clinician.
View this step-by-step instructional video on how to submit MIPS data.
Interested in forming a virtual group for the 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year? MIPS Virtual Groups election period is open through Dec. 31.
Download the 2019 Virtual Groups Toolkit.