Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS149v3|
Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia for whom an assessment of cognition is performed and the results reviewed at least once within a 12 month period
|Initial Patient Population:||
All patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia
Equals Initial Patient Population
Patients for whom an assessment of cognition is performed and the results reviewed at least once within a 12 month period
|Measure Steward:||American Medical Association-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement(R) (AMA-PCPI)|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|Next Version:||Dementia: Cognitive Assessment|
Higher score indicates better quality
Use of a standardized tool or instrument to assess cognition other than those listed will meet numerator performance. Standardized tools can be mapped to the concept Intervention, Performed: Cognitive Assessment included in the numerator logic below.
The requirement of Count >=2 of Encounter, Performed is to establish that the eligible professional has an existing relationship with the patient.