Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS139v3|
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
Equals Initial Patient Population
Patients who were screened for future fall risk at least once within the measurement period
Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for fall risk (eg, patient is not ambulatory)
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Patient Safety|
|Next Version:||Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk|
A higher score indicates better quality.