CMS 50 - Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
CMS 50 / Quality ID #374
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.
|Numerator:||Number of patients with a referral, for which the referring provider received a report from the provider to whom the patient was referred.
|Office Visit Documentation:||
Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures 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.|
|High Priority Measure:||Yes|