CMS Measure ID:CMS131v6
Version:6
NQF Number:0055
Measure 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
Initial Patient Population:Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population
Denominator Exclusions:Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year
Numerator Statement: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
Denominator Exceptions:None