CMS Measure ID:CMS129v7
Version:7
NQF Number:0389
Measure Description:Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at low (or very low) risk of recurrence receiving interstitial prostate brachytherapy, OR external beam radiotherapy to the prostate, OR radical prostatectomy, OR cryotherapy who did not have a bone scan performed at any time since diagnosis of prostate cancer
Initial Patient Population:All patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population at low (or very low) risk of recurrence receiving interstitial prostate brachytherapy, OR external beam radiotherapy to the prostate, OR radical prostatectomy, OR cryotherapy
Denominator Exclusions:None
Numerator Statement:Patients who did not have a bone scan performed at any time since diagnosis of prostate cancer
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:Documentation of reason(s) for performing a bone scan (including documented pain, salvage therapy, other medical reasons, bone scan ordered by someone other than reporting physician)