Protect PHI/Security Risk Analysis

This page will discuss the Security Risk Analysis measure of Advancing Care Information, as well as the Protect Patient Health Information measure of Meaningful Use.

Advancing Care Information

This measure is part of the base measures for Advancing Care Information. It is described as:

Security Risk Analysis
Measure: Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1), including addressing the security (to include encryption) of ePHI data created or maintained by certified EHR technology in accordance with requirements in 45 CFR164.312(a)(2)(iv) and 45 CFR 164.306(d)(3), and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of the MIPS eligible clinician's risk management process.
Required for Base Score (50%): Yes
Percentage of Performance Score (up to 90%): 0
Eligible for Bonus Score: No

Training Video

See below for more information on the Security Risk Analysis measure of ACI:

(ARCHIVED) Meaningful Use

This measure is the first of 10 measures in the Stage 2 Revision for 2015. It is described as:

Objective #1
Protect Patient Health Information
Measure: Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1), including addressing the security (to include encryption) of ePHI created or maintained in CEHRT in accordance with requirements under 45 CFR 164.312(a)(2)(iv) and 45 CFR 164.306(d)(3), and implement security updates as necessary and correct identified security deficiencies as part of the EP’s risk management process.
Exclusion: NONE

Performance

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(ARCHIVED) Meaningful Use Webinar

Please watch the below webinar for more information about the Stage 2 Revision in 2015.

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