MIPS Quality Measures For 2022 For PT, OT and SLP

January 3, 2022
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Rick Gawenda
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For calendar year 2022, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists will once again be considered Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians. In this article, I will answer some of the more frequent questions I receive about the MIPS program as they relate to the Quality Performance Measures. In addition, I did a webinar on December 16, 2021 titled “2022 MIPS for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services“. For additional information on this webinar and to order the webinar playback link, click HERE.

Question #1
In Performance Period 2022, how many quality measures must physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists report?

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Question #2
How is the 70% data completeness calculated?

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Question #3
In Performance Period 2022, how are quality measures scored?

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Question #4
In Performance Year 2022, how many Quality Performance Measures are applicable to speech-language pathologists (SLPs)?

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Question #5
In Performance Year 2022, how many Quality Performance Measures are applicable to physical therapists (PTs) that can be reported via Medicare Part B claims?

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Question #6
In Performance Year 2022, how many Quality Performance Measures are applicable to physical therapists (PTs) that can be reported via a registry?

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Question #7
In Performance Year 2022, how many Quality Performance Measures are applicable to occupational therapists (OTs) that can be reported via Medicare Part B claims?

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Question #8
In Performance Year 2022, how many Quality Performance Measures are applicable to occupational therapists (OTs) that can be reported via a registry?

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Question #9
In Performance Year 2022, which Quality Measures applicable to physical therapy, occupational therapy and/or speech-language pathology therapy services are considered Outcome Measures?

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Question #10
In Performance Year 2022, which Quality Measures applicable to physical therapy, occupational therapy and/or speech-language pathology therapy services are considered High Priority Measures?

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Question #11
How can I access the specifications for each Quality Performance Measure that will tell me how often I have to report the Quality Measure, when do I have to report the Quality Measure, what must be documented in the medical record and which codes to report for each Quality Measure?

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Question #12
What Quality Measures were added to the PT & OT Specialty set for Performance Year 2022?

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Question #13
What Quality Measure was deleted from the PT & OT Specialty set for Performance Year 2022?

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Question #14
What is the difference between a Qualified Registry and a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR)?

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This article is not intended to and does not serve as legal advice or as consultative services, but is for general information purposes only.

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