CMS 122 / Quality ID #001
Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c >9.0% during the measurement period.
|Denominator:||All patients aged 18-75 years of age at the start of the measurement period with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period.|
|Denominator Exclusions:||If patient was in Hospice during the measurement period:
Exclude patients 66 and older who are living long term in an institution for more than 90 consecutive days during the measurement period:
Exclude patients 66 and older with advanced illness and frailty because it is unlikely that patients will benefit from the services being measured:
|Numerator:||Patients whose most recent HbA1c level (performed during the measurement period) is >9.0%.
|Office Visit Documentation:||
Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures Report.
|Inverse Measure:||A lower calculated performance rate for this measure indicates better clinical care or control.|
|Guidance:||Only patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes will be included. Patients with a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition will not be included.|
|High Priority Measure:||Yes|