CMS Measure ID:CMS132v6
Version:6
NQF Number:0564
Measure Description:Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of uncomplicated cataract who had cataract surgery and had any of a specified list of surgical procedures in the 30 days following cataract surgery which would indicate the occurrence of any of the following major complications: retained nuclear fragments, endophthalmitis, dislocated or wrong power IOL, retinal detachment, or wound dehiscence
Initial Patient Population:All patients aged 18 years and older who had cataract surgery and did not meet any exclusion criteria
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population
Denominator Exclusions:Patients with any one of a specified list of significant ocular conditions that impact the surgical complication rate
Numerator Statement:Patients who had one or more specified operative procedures for any of the following major complications within 30 days following cataract surgery: retained nuclear fragments, endophthalmitis, dislocated or wrong power IOL, retinal detachment, or wound dehiscence
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:None