Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

Last updated: May 3, 2018

CMS Measure ID: CMS139v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: 0101
Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement period.

Initial Patient Population:

Patients aged 65 years and older with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Patient Population

Denominator Exclusions:


Numerator Statement:

Patients who were screened for future fall risk at least once within the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for fall risk (eg, patient is not ambulatory)

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Patient Safety
Next Version:
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

A higher score indicates better quality.




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