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Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists

Measure Information 2022 Performance Period
CMS eCQM ID CMS74v11
NQF Number Not Applicable
Description

Percentage of children, 6 months - 20 years of age, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Initial Population

Children, 6 months - 20 years of age, with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions

Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.

Numerator

Children who receive a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

Measure Steward Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Quality Domain Effective Clinical Care
Measure Scoring Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure
Improvement Notation

A higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center (https://ecqi.healthit.gov/qdm) for more information on the QDM.

MIPS Quality ID 379
Meaningful Measure Preventive Care
Telehealth Eligible Yes
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Measure Information 2021 Performance Period 2022 Performance Period 2023 Performance Period
Title Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Dentists
CMS eCQM ID CMS74v10 CMS74v11 CMS74v12
NQF Number Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Description

Percentage of children, 6 months - 20 years of age, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Percentage of children, 6 months - 20 years of age, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Percentage of children, 6 months - 20 years of age, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period as determined by a dentist

Initial Population

Children, 6 months - 20 years of age, with a visit during the measurement period

Children, 6 months - 20 years of age, with a visit during the measurement period

Children, 6 months - 20 years of age at the start of the measurement period, with a clinical oral evaluation by a dentist during the measurement period

Denominator

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period. Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period
Numerator

Children who receive a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Children who receive a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Children who receive a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

None

None

Measure Steward Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Quality Domain Effective Clinical Care Effective Clinical Care Effective Clinical Care
Measure Scoring Proportion measure Proportion measure Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure Process measure Process measure
Improvement Notation

A higher score indicates better quality

A higher score indicates better quality

A higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center for more information on the QDM.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center (https://ecqi.healthit.gov/qdm) for more information on the QDM.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

Telehealth encounters are not eligible for this measure because the measure does not contain telehealth-eligible codes and requires a clinical action that cannot be conducted via telehealth.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.6. Please refer to the QDM page for more information on the QDM.

MIPS Quality ID 379 379 379
Meaningful Measure Preventive Care Preventive Care Preventive Care
Telehealth Eligible Yes Yes No
Next Version CMS74v11 CMS74v12 No Version Available
Previous Version No Version Available

Release Notes

Header

  • Updated the eCQM version number.

    Measure Section: eCQM Version Number

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Updated copyright.

    Measure Section: Copyright

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Replaced 'overlaps' or 'overlapping' in the denominator exclusions with plain language to clarify the measure intent.

    Measure Section: Denominator Exclusions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Logic

  • Added online assessments and telephone visits as appropriate encounters based on the increased use of telehealth services.

    Measure Section: Initial Population

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the version number of the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT) Global Common Functions Library (MATGlobalCommonFunctions-6.2.000). Updated the 'Inpatient Encounter' definition to include a 'day of' timing clarification. Added the following timing functions: Normalize Interval, Has Start, Has End, Latest, Latest Of, Earliest, and Earliest Of. Please see individual measure details for application of specific timing functions.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Added new NormalizeInterval function to timing attributes to decrease implementation burden due to variable use of timing attributes for select QDM data types. The NormalizeInterval function was applied, where applicable, for the following data elements: Assessment, Performed; Device, Applied; Diagnostic Study, Performed; Intervention, Performed; Laboratory Test, Performed; Medication, Administered; Medication, Dispensed; Physical Exam, Performed; Procedure, Performed; Substance, Administered.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated Hospice CQL Library to version 3.0.000.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Value Set

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  • Added value set Online Assessment (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1089) based on change in measure requirements/measure specification.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added value set Telephone Visits (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1080) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Last Updated: Aug 29, 2022