3. I’m concerned about patient privacy and confidentiality. Is patient data submitted to MIPS de-identified? When you submit patient data using a EHR (2015 Edition Certified EHR Technology), qualified registry, or qualified clinical data registry (QCDR), the vendor should be handling the data in a manner consistent with applicable information, privacy, security, and disclosure laws. If you are submitting your quality measures data using the claims reporting method, the claims will be submitted directly to CMS. Pages Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)1. What happens if I choose not to report any data to MIPS?2. If I decide to participate in MIPS, how will it benefit my practice?3. I’m concerned about patient privacy and confidentiality. Is patient data submitted to MIPS de-identified?4. Do I have a choice on what I want to report for each MIPS category?5. What is the minimum I have to do to avoid the MIPS penalty in 2020?6. My practice has two locations. One location uses an EHR and the other location uses paper charts. How do I gather the required data for each MIPS category if I am reporting as an individual?7. I’m associated with, and bill under, different NPI/TIN combinations, do I have to report data to MIPS under each one/practice?8. If a physician leaves the group reporting in the middle of the year, how does that impact our success? Comments are closed.