Definition: Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period

References: CMS131, NQF 0055


Denominator: Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period

Numerator: Patients with an eye screening for diabetic retinal disease. This includes diabetics who had one of the following:

A retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional in the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) by an eye care professional in the year prior to the measurement period


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