Definition: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of uncomplicated cataract who had cataract surgery and no significant ocular conditions impacting the visual outcome of surgery and had best-corrected visual acuity of 20/40 or better (distance or near) achieved within 90 days following the cataract surgery

References: CMS133, NQF 0565


Denominator: All patients aged 18 years and older who had cataract surgery

Denominator Exclusions: Patients with significant ocular conditions impacting the visual outcome of surgery

Numerator: Patients who had best-corrected visual acuity of 20/40 or better (distance or near) achieved within 90 days following cataract surgery

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