Patient sample criteria for the Multiple Chronic Conditions Measures Group are patients aged 66 years and older with at least of the two conditions as listed in the Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse (CCW) accompanied by a specific patient encounter:
One of the following patient encounter codes:
For purposes of the 2016 Multiple Chronic Conditions Measures Group submission of specific diagnosis codes are not required.
To satisfactorily report the Multiple Chronic Conditions Measures Group requires reporting a numerator option on all applicable measures, for each patient within the eligible professional’s patient sample, a minimum of once during the reporting period.
PQRS Group Measures:
#47 Care Plan
#110 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
#128 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan
#130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
#131 Pain Assessment and Follow-Up
#134 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan
#154 Falls: Risk Assessment
#155 Falls: Plan of Care
#238 Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
Register now with MDinteractive, report on all applicable measures described above for a minimum of 20 unique patients (11 of which must be Part B Fee-For-Service patients) and avoid the 4% penalty.
An answer of "Not Done" on all patients on one measure will result in a performance rate of 0% and the provider will get a PQRS penalty.
Each provider needs to sign a PQRS consent at http://mdinteractive.com/webpen