Patient sample criteria for the COPD Measures Group are patients aged ≥ 18 years with a  specific diagnosis of COPD accompanied by a specific patient encounter:

One of the following diagnosis codes indicating COPD:

ICD-9-CM [for use 1/1/2015 – 9/30/2015]: 491.0, 491.1, 491.20, 491.21, 491.22, 491.8,491.9, 492.0, 492.8, 493.20, 493.21, 493.22, 496

ICD-10-CM [for use 10/1/2015 - 12/31/2015]:  J41.0, J41.1, J41.8, J42, J43.0, J43.1, J43.2,J43.8, J43.9, J44.0, J44.1, J44.9

Accompanied by:

One of the following patient encounter codes: 

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


PQRS Group Measures:

#47 Care Plan
#51 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Spirometry Evaluation
#52 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Inhaled Bronchodilator Therapy
#110 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
#111 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
#130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
#226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

Download PQRS COPD Measures Group Form: Download PQRS COPD Measures Group Form  Download PQRS COPD Measures Group Form

Measure Group Description: Measure Group Description(from CMS)

Measure Group Flow: Measure Group Flow(from CMS)

2016 COPD

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An answer of "Not Done" on all patients on one measure will result in a performance rate of 0% and the provider will NOT get the PQRS incentive.

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