Clinical Quality Measure
CMS143v2 (NQF 0086) - Additional Measure

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of POAG who have been seen for at least two office visits who have an optic nerve head evaluation during one or more office visits within 12 months.

NQS DOMAIN:   Clinical Process/Effectiveness




Description and Implementation within the EMR software

Denominator: All patients 18 years or older with at least 2 encounters during the meaningful-use reporting period and having one of the following ICD-10 codes selected in ASSESSMENT/DIAGNOSIS section on the ENCOUNTER form:
H40.10X0, H40.10X1, H40.10X2, H40.10X3, H40.10X4, H40.11X0, H40.11X1, H40.11X2, H40.11X3, H40.11X4, H40.1210, H40.1211, H40.1212, H40.1213, H40.1214, H40.1220, H40.1221, H40.1222, H40.1223, H40.1224, H40.1230, H40.1231, H40.1232, H40.1233, H40.1234, H40.1290, H40.1291, H40.1292, H40.1293, H40.1294, H40.151, H40.152, H40.153, H40.159

Numerator: Patients in the above mentioned list who had an optic nerve head evaluation performed. UniCharts looks for the custom code QM086A: [Quality Measure] Primary open angle glaucoma patient, optic nerve head evaluation performed (2027F) within the PROCEDURES/SERVICES section on the ENCOUNTER form as the required documentation.

Exceptions: UniCharts looks for the custom code QM086E: [Exception] Action specified in CMS143v2 not performed due to medical, patient, or system reasons within the PROCEDURES/SERVICES section on the ENCOUNTER form as the required documentation.

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