Clinical Quality Measures Report - Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a nephropathy screening test or evidence of nephropathy during 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 excluded from the denominator if they have hospice care during the reporting period.

A patient will be in the numerator when they have any of the following- 

  • An ACE inhibitor or ARB medication with an Started Date within your reporting period
  • A Proteinuria, Diabetic Nephropathy, Glomerulonephphritis, or Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease diagnosis with an Onset Date
  • A Kidney Transplant, Vascular Access for Dialysis, Dialysis Services, ESRD Monthly Outpatient Services procedure within your reporting period
  • A Urine Protein Screening with a Received Date during your reporting period
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