Clinical Summaries

Measure Criteria

Objective: Provide clinical summaries for patients for each office visit.

Measure: Clinical summaries provided to patients or patient-authorized representatives within one (1) business day for more than 50% of office visits.

Exclusion: Any EP who has no office visits during the EHR reporting period.

Measure Calculations

Denominator: Number of office visits conducted by the EP during the EHR reporting period.

Numerator: Number of office visits in the denominator where the patient or a patient-authorized representative is provided a clinical summary of their visit within one (1) business day.

Threshold: The resulting percentage must be more than 50 percent in order for an EP to meet this measure.

CMS Resources

For more detailed information on this measure, please click on the reference link below. This CMS documentation includes information on exclusions, attestation requirements, a definition of terms, and important additional information.

Reference CMS: Clinical Summaries

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