Definition: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) who have an optic nerve head evaluation during one or more office visits within 12 months

References: CMS143, NQF 0086, PQRS 12


Denominator: All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma

Denominator Exclusions: None

Denominator Exceptions: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing an optic nerve head evaluation


Numerator: Patients who have an optic nerve head evaluation during one or more office visits within 12 months

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