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.
A patient will be in the denominator when they have all of the following-
- An age between 18 and 75 years old
- A visit during your reporting period
- A Diabetes diagnosis with an Onset Date prior to the visit's Procedure Date. This diagnosis must be for Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes.
A patient will be excluded from the denominator when:
- Only a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition. The denominator only looks for patients with a diagnosis of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
A patient will be in the numerator when they have all of the following-
- A Retinal or Dilated Eye Exam added to their EMR or EHR from in the snomed code section with a Start Date and End Date during or within the year prior to your reporting period
- This Eye Exam must be performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist provider.
- If performed prior to the reporting period, they also need a Negative Findings snomed code entered as the CQM Value on the Retinal or Dilated Eye Exam snomed code