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CMS 75 - Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

Updated: 12/09/2021
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CMS 75 / Quality ID #378

Percentage of children, age 6 months - 20 years of age, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period.

Denominator: Children, age 6 months -20 years of age at the start of the measurement period, with a clinical oral evaluation during the measurement.
  • Patient’s age is calculated based on the patient’s Date of Birth, which was entered when you created the patient’s account.
  • Create a note detailing the patient’s office visit.
Denominator Exclusions: If patient was in Hospice during the measurement period:
Numerator: Children who had a diagnosis of cavities or decayed teeth overlapping the measurement period.
  • The diagnosis of "Tooth Decay" or "Cavities" is entered in the patient’s Problem List.
  • Add a Start Date to the problem.
Office Visit Documentation:

Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures Report.

Inverse Measure: A lower score indicates better quality.
Measure type: Outcome
High Priority Measure: Yes
Telehealth Eligible: No
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