Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

Last updated: May 4, 2017

CMS Measure ID: CMS75v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: None
Measure Description:

Percentage of children, age 0-20 years, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period.

Initial Patient Population:

Children, age 0-20 years, with a visit during the measurement period.

Denominator Statement:

Equals initial patient population

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Numerator Statement:

Children who had cavities or decayed teeth.

Numerator Exclusions:

Not applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Outcome
Improvement Notation:

A lower score indicates better quality

Guidance:

None

Specifications

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