2. What is an episode-based cost measure? Episode-based cost measures are measures that assess costs for episodes of care that represent a variety of conditions and procedures that are designated as high cost, have variability in resource use, or are for high impact conditions. CMS will be assessing performance for 18 episode-based measured, when applicable to the clinician. These 18 episode-based measures are illustrated in the chart below: Pages MIPS Cost1. How do I know how I or my group compares on cost/resource use?2. What is an episode-based cost measure?3. What data will I need to submit for the cost category?4. What are the patient relationship codes?5. How do risk adjustment factors impact the cost category? Comments are closed.