Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal or dilated eye exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period.
|Denominator:||All patients aged 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period.
|Numerator:||Patients with an eye screening for diabetic retinal disease. This includes diabetics who had one of the following: A retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional in the measurement period or a negative retinal or dilated exam (no evidence of retinopathy) by an eye care professional in the year prior to the measurement period.
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Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Report.
|Guidance:||Only patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes will be included. Patients with a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition will not be included. The eye exam must be performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.|
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS131|
|High Priority Measure:||No|