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Kidney Health Evaluation

Measure Information 2023 Performance Period
CMS Measure ID CMS951v1
NQF Number Not Applicable
Description

Percentage of patients aged 18-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes who received a kidney health evaluation defined by an Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) AND Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (uACR) within the measurement period

Initial Population

All patients aged 18-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes at the start of the measurement period with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions

Patients with a diagnosis of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD); Patients with a diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Stage 5; Patients who have an order for or are receiving hospice or palliative care

Numerator

Patients who received a kidney health evaluation defined by an Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) AND Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (uACR) within the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

Measure Steward National Kidney Foundation
Quality Domain Promote effective prevention and treatment of chronic disease
Measure Scoring Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure
Improvement Notation

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

This measure assesses performance of a comprehensive kidney evaluation in adults aged 18-75. This measure does not preclude or discourage the use of regular laboratory testing for CKD in patients outside of the age range (patients under 18 years and those over 75 years of age).

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

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 TBD
Meaningful Measure Chronic Conditions
Telehealth Eligible Yes
Next Version No Version Available
Previous Version No Version Available

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Measure Information 2023 Performance Period
Name Kidney Health Evaluation
CMS Measure ID CMS951v1
NQF Number Not Applicable
Description

Percentage of patients aged 18-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes who received a kidney health evaluation defined by an Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) AND Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (uACR) within the measurement period

Initial Population

All patients aged 18-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes at the start of the measurement period with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions Patients with a diagnosis of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD); Patients with a diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Stage 5; Patients who have an order for or are receiving hospice or palliative care
Numerator

Patients who received a kidney health evaluation defined by an Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) AND Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio (uACR) within the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

Measure Steward National Kidney Foundation
Quality Domain Promote effective prevention and treatment of chronic disease
Measure Scoring Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure
Improvement Notation

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

This measure assesses performance of a comprehensive kidney evaluation in adults aged 18-75. This measure does not preclude or discourage the use of regular laboratory testing for CKD in patients outside of the age range (patients under 18 years and those over 75 years of age).

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

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

Meaningful Measure Chronic Conditions
Telehealth Eligible Yes
Next Version No Version Available
Previous Version No Version Available
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2022