DESCRIPTION: 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 


IMPROVEMENT NOTATION: Higher score indicates better quality 

INITIAL POPULATION: Patients 18 - 75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period DENOMINATOR: Equals Initial Population 


DENOMINATOR EXCLUSIONS: None 

DENOMINATOR EXCEPTIONS: None 


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 

NUMERATOR EXCLUSIONS: Not Applicable