2016 Total Knee Replacement

This measures group is to be reported for patients regardless of age with a specific procedure for TKR performed

One of the following patient procedure codes: 

27438, 27442, 27446, 27447 


PQRS Group Measures:

#130. Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 
#226. Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
#350. Total Knee Replacement: Shared Decision-Making: Trial of Conservative (Non-surgical) Therapy 
#351. Total Knee Replacement: Venous Thromboembolic and Cardiovascular Risk Evaluation 
#352. Total Knee Replacement: Preoperative Antibiotic Infusion with Proximal Tourniquet 
#353. Total Knee Replacement: Identification of Implanted Prosthesis in Operative Report

Download PQRS Total Knee Replacement Measures Group Form: PQRS Total Knee Replacement Measures Group Form  PQRS Total Knee Replacement Measures Group Form

Measure Group Description: Measure Group Description(from CMS)

Measure Group Flow: Measure Group Flow(from CMS)

 2016 Total Knee Replacement

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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.

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