This measures group is to be reported for patients regardless of age with a specific procedure for TKR performed
One of the following procedure codes:
27438, 27442, 27446, 27447
PQRS Group Measures:
#130. Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
#226. Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
#350. Total Knee Replacement: Shared Decision-Making: Trial of Conservative (Non-surgical) Therapy
#351. Total Knee Replacement: Venous Thromboembolic and Cardiovascular Risk Evaluation
#352. Total Knee Replacement: Preoperative Antibiotic Infusion with Proximal Tourniquet
#353. Total Knee Replacement: Identification of Implanted Prosthesis in Operative Report
Register now with MDinteractive, report on all applicable measures described above for a minimum of 20 unique patients (11 of which must be Part B Fee-For-Service patients) and avoid the 4% penalty.
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.
Each provider needs to sign a PQRS consent at http://mdinteractive.com/webpen