Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS131v3|
Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period
|Initial Patient Population:||
Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period
Equals Initial Patient Population
Patients with an eye screening for diabetic retinal disease. This includes diabetics who had one of the following:
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|Next Version:||Diabetes: Eye Exam|
Higher score indicates better quality
Only patients with a diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes should be included in the denominator of this measure; patients with a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition should not be included.
The eye exam must be performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.