CMS Measure ID:

CMS131v7

Version:

7.2.000

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 whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period

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