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Functional Status Assessments for Heart Failure

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Measure Information 2022 Performance Period 2023 Performance Period 2024 Performance Period
Title Functional Status Assessments for Heart Failure Functional Status Assessments for Heart Failure Functional Status Assessments for Heart Failure
CMS eCQM ID CMS90v11 CMS90v12 CMS90v13
NQF Number Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Description

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with heart failure who completed initial and follow-up patient-reported functional status assessments

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with heart failure who completed initial and follow-up patient-reported functional status assessments

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older with heart failure who completed initial and follow-up patient-reported functional status assessments

Initial Population

Patients 18 years of age and older who had two outpatient encounters during the measurement period and a diagnosis of heart failure that starts before and continues into the measurement period.

Patients 18 years of age and older who had two outpatient encounters during the measurement period and a diagnosis of heart failure that starts any time before and continues into the measurement period.

Patients 18 years of age and older who had two outpatient encounters during the measurement period and a diagnosis of heart failure that starts any time before and continues into the measurement period.

Denominator

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions Exclude patients with severe cognitive impairment in any part of the measurement period.Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period. Exclude patients with severe cognitive impairment in any part of the measurement period.Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period. Exclude patients with severe cognitive impairment in any part of the measurement period.Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.
Numerator

Patients with patient-reported functional status assessment results (i.e., Veterans RAND 12-item health survey [VR-12]; VR-36; Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire [KCCQ]; KCCQ-12; Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire [MLHFQ]; Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System [PROMIS]-10 Global Health, PROMIS-29) present in the EHR two weeks before or during the initial FSA encounter and results for the follow-up FSA at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA

Patients with patient-reported functional status assessment results (i.e., Veterans RAND 12-item health survey [VR-12]; VR-36; Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire [KCCQ]; KCCQ-12; Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire [MLHFQ]; Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System [PROMIS]-10 Global Health, PROMIS-29) present in the EHR within two weeks before or during the initial FSA encounter and results for the follow-up FSA at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA

Patients with patient-reported functional status assessment results (i.e., Veterans RAND 12-item health survey [VR-12]; VR-36; Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire [KCCQ]; KCCQ-12; Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire [MLHFQ]; Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System [PROMIS]-10 Global Health; PROMIS-29) present in the EHR within two weeks before or during the initial FSA encounter and results for the follow-up FSA at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA

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)
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

Initial functional status assessment (FSA) and encounter: The initial FSA is an FSA that occurs two weeks before or during an encounter, in the 180 days or more before the end of the measurement period.

Follow-up FSA: The follow-up FSA must be completed at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA.

The same FSA instrument must be used for the initial and follow-up assessment.

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.

Initial functional status assessment (FSA) and encounter: The initial FSA is an FSA that occurs within two weeks before or during an encounter, in the 180 days or more before the end of the measurement period.

Follow-up FSA: The follow-up FSA must be completed at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA.

The same FSA instrument must be used for the initial and follow-up assessment.

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.

Initial functional status assessment (FSA) and encounter: The initial FSA is an FSA that occurs within two weeks before or during an encounter, in the 180 days or more before the end of the measurement period.

Follow-up FSA: The follow-up FSA must be completed at least 30 days but no more than 180 days after the initial FSA.

The same FSA instrument must be used for the initial and follow-up assessment.

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 377 377 377
Telehealth Eligible Yes Yes Yes
Next Version No Version Available
Previous Version No Version Available
Notes

*There is a known issue on CMS90v11. See issue EKI-16 on the ONC eCQM Known Issues Dashboard for details.

Header

  • Updated copyright.

    Measure Section: Copyright

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Updated grammar, wording, and/or formatting to improve readability and consistency.

    Measure Section: Clinical Recommendation Statement

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Updated grammar, wording, and/or formatting to improve readability and consistency.

    Measure Section: Numerator

    Source of Change: Annual Update

Logic

  • Replaced direct reference code used to identify patients with severe cognitive impairment to align with measure intent.

    Measure Section: Denominator Exclusions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the version number of the Hospice Library to v5.0.000.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Added QDM datatype 'Diagnosis' to the Hospice.'Has Hospice Services' definition referencing a new value set containing SNOMED finding codes to provide an additional approach for identifying patients receiving hospice care.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the names of CQL definitions, functions, and/or aliases for clarification and to align with the CQL Style Guide.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Standards/Technical Update

  • Updated the timing comparison precision in the definitions from datetime to date by adding 'day of' or 'date from' to align with the measure intent and harmonize timings across similar eCQMs.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added 'day of' specificity to hospice expressions for consistency.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the version number of the Hospice Library to v5.0.000.

    Measure Section: Functions

    Source of Change: Annual Update

Value Set

The VSAC is the source of truth for the value set content, please visit the VSAC for downloads of current value sets.

  • Replaced direct reference code SNOMED CT code (428351000124105) with direct reference code SNOMED CT code (702956004) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Heart Failure (2.16.840.1.113883.3.526.3.376): Added 5 SNOMED CT codes (1204200007, 1204203009, 1204204003, 1204206001, 1204462004) based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Value set Hospice Care Ambulatory (2.16.840.1.113883.3.526.3.1584): Deleted 3 SNOMED CT codes (170935008, 170936009, 305911006) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added value set Hospice Diagnosis (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.1165) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Hospice Encounter (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.1003): Added 2 SNOMED CT codes (305911006, 385765002) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Online Assessments (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1089): Added 4 CPT codes (98980, 98981, 99444, 99457) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback. Added 3 HCPCS codes (G2250, G2251, G2252) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Payer (2.16.840.1.114222.4.11.3591): Added 5 SOP codes (1111, 1112, 142, 344, 141) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2024