#414: Evaluation or Interview for Risk of Opioid Misuse

Quality ID

414

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

Registry

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Family Medicine Internal Medicine Neurology Orthopedic Surgery Physical Medicine

Measure description

All patients 18 and older prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks duration evaluated for risk of opioidmisuse using a brief validated instrument (e.g. Opioid Risk Tool, SOAPP-R) or patient interview documented at least once during Opioid Therapy in the medical record

 

Instructions

This measure is to be submitted once per performance period for all patients being prescribed opioids for duration longer than six weeks 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 theservices 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 submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.

 

Denominator

All patients 18 and older prescribed opiates for longer than six weeksduration

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):

Patients aged ≥ 18 years on date of encounter

AND

Patient encounter during the performance period (CPT): 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99304, 99305, 99306, 99307, 99308, 99309, 99310, 99324, 99325, 99326, 99327, 99328, 99334, 99335, 99336, 99337, 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, 99345, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350

WITHOUT

Telehealth Modifier: GQ, GT, 95, POS 02

AND

Patients prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks: G9583

 

Numerator

Patients evaluated for risk of misuse of opiates by using a brief validated instrument (e.g., Opioid Risk Tool,Opioid Assessment for Patients with Pain, revised (SOAPP-R)) or patient interview at least once during opioid therapy

Numerator Options:

Performance Met: Patient evaluated for risk of misuse of opiates by using a brief validated instrument (e.g., Opioid Risk Tool, SOAPP-R) or patient interviewed at least once during opioid therapy (G9584)

OR

Performance Not Met: Patient not evaluated for risk of misuse of opiates by using a brief validated instrument (e.g., Opioid Risk Tool, SOAPP-R) or patient not interviewed at least once during opioid therapy (G9585)

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