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Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report

Updated: 11/14/2019
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Percentage of patients with referrals, regardless of age, for which the referring provider receives a report from the provider to whom the patient was referred.

Denominator:  Number of patients, regardless of age, who were referred by one provider to another provider, and who had a visit during the measurement period
  • Click Care Coordination and select Send Referral.
  • Follow the directions for creating and sending the referral by either of these methods.
  • Click Save.  A copy of the referral is saved in the Referrals tab of Clinical Task.
Numerator: Number of patients with a referral, for which the referring provider received a report from the provider to whom the patient was referred.
  • Open Clinical Tasks.  You will find a list of the referrals sent under the Referrals tab.
  • When a Consultation Report is received from the provider to whom the patient was referred, click to select "Received".
Office Visit Documentation:

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

Guidance: The referring provider should be held accountable for the performance of this measure.  The provider to whom the patient is referred should be the same provider that sends the report.
Quality ID: 374
CMS Measure ID: CMS50
Measure type: Process
High Priority Measure: Yes

 

 

 

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