CMS Measure ID:CMS139v6
NQF Number:0101
Measure Description:Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement period
Initial Patient Population:Patients aged 65 years and older 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.
Exclude patients who were assessed to be non-ambulatory during the measurement period.
Numerator Statement:Patients who were screened for future fall risk at least once within the measurement period
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:None
Measure Steward:National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain:Patient Safety
Previous Version:Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
Improvement Notation:A higher score indicates better quality