High Priority MeasureYes
Percentage of patients, regardless of age, who gave birth during a 12-month period who delivered a live singletonat ≥ 37 and < 39 weeks of gestation completed who had elective deliveries or early inductions withoutmedical indication
This measure is to be submitted each time a procedure is performed for patients undergoing delivery or induction at 37 or 38 weeks gestation during the performance period. 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.
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 submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.
All patients, regardless of age, who gave birth during a 12-month period delivering a live singleton at ≥ 37 and < 39 weeks of gestation completed without medical indication forinduction
Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):
All patients, regardless of age
Live Singleton (ICD-10-CM): Z37.0
Patient procedure during performance period (CPT): 59400, 59409, 59410, 59510, 59514, 59515, 59610, 59612, 59614, 59618, 59620, 59622
Delivery between ≥ 37 and < 39 weeks gestation
Patients who had elective deliveries or early inductions
Performance Met: Early elective delivery or early elective induction not performed (≥ 37 and < 39 weeks gestation) (G9355)
Denominator Exception: Medical indication for induction [Documentation of reason(s) for elective delivery (C-section) or early induction (e.g., hemorrhage and placental complications, hypertension, preeclampsia and eclampsia, rupture of membranes- premature or prolonged, maternal conditions complicating pregnancy/delivery, fetal conditions complicating pregnancy/delivery, late pregnancy, prior uterine surgery, or participation in clinical trial)] (G9361)
Performance Not Met: Early elective delivery or early elective induction performed (≥ 37 and < 39 weeks gestation) (G9356)