Dementia

Patient sample criteria for the Dementia Measures Group are all patients with two denominator eligible visits regardless of age, with a specific diagnosis of dementia accompanied by a specific patient encounter:


One of the following diagnosis codes indicating Dementia:

ICD-9-CM [for use 1/1/2015 – 9/30/2015]:  094.1, 290.0, 290.10, 290.11, 290.12, 290.13,290.20, 290.21, 290.3, 290.40, 290.41, 290.42, 290.43, 290.8, 290.9, 294.10, 294.11,294.20, 294.21, 294.8, 331.0, 331.11, 331.19, 331.82

ICD-10-CM [for use 10/1/2015 – 12/31/2015]:   A52.17, F01.50, F01.51, F02.80, F02.81,F03.90, F03.91, F05, F06.8, G30.0, G30.1, G30.8, G30.9, G31.01, G31.09, G31.83

Accompanied by:

One of the following patient encounter codes:

90791, 90792, 90832, 90834, 90837,96116, 96118, 96119, 96120, 96150, 96151, 96152, 96154, 97003, 97004, 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

Only patients who had at least two denominator eligible visits during the reporting period will be counted for reporting of this measures group.

 

PQRS Group Measures:

#47 Care Plan
#280 Dementia: Staging of Dementia
#281 Dementia: Cognitive Assessment
#282 Dementia: Functional Status Assessment
#283 Dementia: Neuropsychiatric Symptom Assessment
#284 Dementia: Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
#285 Dementia: Screening for Depressive Symptoms
#286 Dementia: Counseling Regarding Safety Concerns
#287 Dementia: Counseling Regarding Risks of Driving
#288 Dementia: Caregiver Education and Support

Download PQRS Dementia Measures Group Form: PQRS Dementia Measures Group Form  PQRS Dementia Measures Group Form

Measure Group Description: Measure Group Description(from CMS)

Measure Group Flow: Measure Group Flow(from CMS)
 

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