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Cost Performance Category - Episode-based Measures


Episode-based measures are being used to evaluate cost — beginning with eight added in the 2019 MIPS performance period, and an additional 10 added in 2020. Episode-based measures differ from the TPCC and MSPB measures because episode-based measure specifications only include items and services that are related to the episode of care for a clinical condition or procedure as opposed to including all services that are provided to a patient over a given time. This CMS Zip file has the PDFs of each Measure Information Form for all 18 measures, along with the 2020 TPCC and MSPB-C PDFs (also found separately in the Cost resources).