#048: Urinary Incontinence: Assessment of Presence or Absence of Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older

Quality ID

048

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

Registry

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Family Medicine Internal Medicine Obstetrics/Gynecology Preventive Medicine Urology

Measure description

Percentage of female patients aged 65 years and older who were assessed for the presence or absence of urinary incontinence within 12 months

 

Instructions

This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients seen during the performance period. This measure is appropriate for use in the ambulatory setting only and is considered a general screening measure. There is no diagnosis associated with this measure. This measure may be submitted by eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on the services provided and the measure-specific denominator coding.

Measure Submission:

The listed denominator criteria is used to identify the intended patient population. The numerator options included in this specification are used to submit the quality actions allowed by the measure. The quality-data codes listed do not need to be submitted for registry-based submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.

 

Denominator

All female patients aged 65 years and older with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):

All female patients aged ≥ 65 years on date of encounter

AND

Patient encounter during the performance period (CPT or HCPCS): 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99324, 99325, 99326, 99327, 99328, 99334, 99335, 99336, 99337, 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, 99345, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350, G0402

AND NOT

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSION:

Patient use of hospice services any time during the measurement period: G9693

 

Numerator

Patients who were assessed for the presence or absence of urinary incontinence within 12 months

Definition:

Urinary Incontinence – Any involuntary leakage of urine

Numerator Options:

Performance Met: Presence or absence of urinary incontinence assessed (1090F)

OR

Performance Not Met: Presence or absence of urinary incontinence not assessed, reason not otherwise specified (1090F with 8P)

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