2016 Asthma

This measures group is to be reported for patients aged 5 years and older with a specific diagnosis of asthma accompanied by a specific patient encounter:

One of the following diagnosis codes indicating asthma:

ICD-10-CM: J45.20, J45.21, J45.22, J45.30, J45.31, J45.32, J45.40, J45.41, J45.42, J45.50, J45.51, J45.52, J45.901, J45.902, J45.909, J45.990, J45.991, J45.998

Accompanied by: One of the following patient encounter codes:

99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99341 


PQRS Group Measures:

#53 Asthma: Pharmacologic Therapy for Persistent Asthma – Ambulatory Care Setting
#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
#226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
#402 Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among Adolescents

Download PQRS Asthma Measures Group Form: PQRS Asthma Measures Group Form - PDF   PQRS Asthma Measures Group Form - DOC  

Measure Group Description Measure Group Description - PDF (from CMS)  

Measure Group Flow Measure Group Flow - PDF (from CMS)


Asthma 2016

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

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