Patient sample criteria for the Cardiovascular Prevention Measures Group are for patients aged 21 years and older with a specific patient encounter:
One of the following patient encounter codes:
99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, G0438, G0439
PQRS Group Measures:
#130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
#204. Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic
#226. Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
#236. Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure
#317. Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure
#438 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
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