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Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

Percentage of children, age 0-20 years, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period

 

Denominator:    Children, 0-20 years, with a visit during the measurement period.

  • Patient’s age is calculated based on the patient’s Date of Birth, which is entered when you created the patient’s account.

 

Numerator:  Children who had cavities or decayed teeth.

  • The diagnosis of Tooth Decay or Cavities is entered in the patient’s Problem List.  See Add Problem to Patient’s Chart.
  • Make sure to add a Start Date to the problem.

 

Office Visit Documentation:

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visit.  See Create a Note.
  • Make sure to include an E&M code under “Procedure Codes” on the Superbill.  See Create a Superbill.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes.  Once the note is signed, the measure will be added to the Quality Report
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