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Using the AQUA Registry for MIPS Reporting

How AQUA can Support Reporting Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Categories

The ability to report on 6 out of 50 plus measures—including one outcome measure or, if an outcome measure is not available, one high priority measure.

The best combination of measures that provide urologists with the highest performance scores through system optimization in reporting to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

A score calculator where eligible providers can input numerator/denominator data.

An attestation module where providers are able to attest to the required objectives and their measures.

The ability to earn 5 bonus points, under the Public Health and Clinical Data Exchange Objective, by attesting “yes” to the Clinical Data Registry reporting measure.

An attestation module which allows providers the ability to attest to
a series of weighted activities, geared towards improving clinical practice and care delivery.

The ability to attest to certain high weight activities, only available to providers participating with a QCDR.

CMS will calculate Cost performance using administrative claims data.

Providers are not required to submit any information for the Cost performance category.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

January 2, 2024

  • CMS’ deadline to apply for the 2023 Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) and Promoting Interoperability (PI) hardship exemptions.

January 2024

  • CMS’ 2023 MIPS pre-submission audits are conducted.

February 26, 2024

  • Last day to upload the CMS 1500 Form and sign the DRCF via the AQUA Registry dashboard.
  • 2023 MIPS submission module opens.

March 15, 2024

  • AQUA Registry’s internal 2023 MIPS submission deadline.

April 1, 2024

  • CMS’ official 2023 MIPS submission deadline.