CMS Measure ID:CMS142v6
Version:6
NQF Number:0089
Measure Description:Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy who had a dilated macular or fundus exam performed with documented communication to the physician who manages the ongoing care of the patient with diabetes mellitus regarding the findings of the macular or fundus exam at least once within 12 months
Initial Patient Population:All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population who had a dilated macular or fundus exam performed
Denominator Exclusions:None
Numerator Statement:Patients with documentation, at least once within 12 months, of the findings of the dilated macular or fundus exam via communication to the physician who manages the patient's diabetic care
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:Documentation of medical reason(s) for not communicating the findings of the dilated macular or fundus exam to the physician who manages the ongoing care of the patient with diabetes.
Documentation of patient reason(s) for not communicating the findings of the dilated macular or fundus exam to the physician who manages the ongoing care of the patient with diabetes.