Understanding SAFER GUIDES
– A New MIPS PI Requirement

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calendar Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Have you heard of SAFER GUIDES and do you know what they are for? Did you know that CMS updated their Promoting Interoperability category to include an attestation requirement for the Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Guides that takes effect for the 2022 Performance Year? Clinical Quality Experts can help you achieve compliance to this new addition for MIPS…find out how!

The SAFER Guide for High Priority Practices identifies “high risk” and “high priority” recommended safety practices intended to optimize the safety and use of EHRs. Much like the Security Risk Assessment, the SAFER guide focuses on evaluation of EHR use, risk identification and remediation strategies.


  • Overview of the High Priority Practices SAFER Guide
  • What it is and what is the rationale for completing the guide
  • SAFER Guide checklist review
  • A detailed rundown of each of the domains and how to use the worksheets
  • Practice versus EHR responsibility – You will need your EHR to provide answers to some of the questions you will find on the guide. Find out what your practice should be responsible for and when to seek the help of your EHR vendor.
  • How to implement best practice strategy

Why it is useful for Medical Practices – Failure to respond to the SAFER Guide question will mean a zero in the Promoting Interoperability category. It is important to understand exactly what your attestation means.

Lora Woltz

About the speaker

Lora Woltz is the Director of Operations for Clinical Quality Experts. With over 30 years working in healthcare, Lora Woltz brings her experience with clinical and patient care, health insurance referral and eligibility management applications, as well EHR software support to the team. Lora is an expert in compliance support for CMS incentive programs ranging from early Meaningful Use to present day MACRA.

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