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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Updated: 06/15/2020
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Percentage of patients 50 through 75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer.

Denominator: Patients 50-75 years of age 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.
Denominator Exclusions:
  • If "Malignant Neoplasm of Colon" is documented in the Problem List, with a Start Date, these patients will be excluded from the numerator.
  • If "Total Colectomy" is documented in Hospitalizations/Procedures History, these patients will be excluded from the denominator.
  • Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period.
Numerator: Patients with one or more screening for colorectal cancer.
  • "Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)" is ordered in Labs/Studies during the measurement period.
  • "Flexible Sigmoidoscopy" is documented under Hospitalizations/Procedures History with a date that is during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period. Or, it can also be documented in the Problem List with a Start Date.
  • "Colonoscopy" is documented under Hospitalizations/Procedures History with a date that is during the measurement period or within the nine years prior to the measurement period.
  • A "FIT-DNA" test order is created in Labs/Studies AND the order is submitted via eLabs.
  • A "Ct Colonography" is documented under Hospitalizations/Procedures History with a date that is during the measurement period or within the nine years prior to the measurement period.
Office Visit Documentation:

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

Quality ID: 113
CMS Measure ID: CMS130
Measure type: Process
High Priority Measure: No
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