#353: Total Knee Replacement: Identification of Implanted Prosthesis in Operative Report

Quality ID

353

High Priority Measure

Yes

Specifications

Registry

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery

Measure description

Percentage of patients regardless of age undergoing a total knee replacement whose operative report identifies the prosthetic implant specifications including the prosthetic implant manufacturer, the brand name of the prosthetic implant and the size of each prosthetic implant

 

Instructions

This measure is to be submitted each time a procedure for total knee replacement is performed during the performance period. 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 patients regardless of age undergoing a total knee replacement

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):

All patients regardless of age

AND

Patient procedure during the performance period (CPT): 27438, 27442, 27445, 27446, 27447

 

Numerator

Patients whose operative report identifies the prosthetic implant specifications including the prosthetic implant manufacturer, the brand name of the prosthetic implant and the size of each prosthetic implant

Numerator Options:

Performance Met: Operative report identifies the prosthetic implant specifications including the prosthetic implant manufacturer, the brand name of the prosthetic implant and the size of each prosthetic implant (G9304)

OR

Performance Not Met: Operative report does not identify the prosthetic implant specifications including the prosthetic implant manufacturer, the brand name of the prosthetic implant and the size of each prosthetic implant, reason not given (G9303)

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