CMS Measure ID:CMS123v6
NQF Number:0056
Measure Description:The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who received a foot exam (visual inspection and sensory exam with mono filament and a pulse exam) during the measurement year
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:Patients who have had either a bilateral amputation above or below the knee, or both a left and right amputation above or below the knee before or during the measurement period.
Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year.
Numerator Statement:Patients who received visual, pulse and sensory foot examinations during the measurement period
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:None