This measures group is to be reported for patients aged 5 years and older with a specific diagnosis of asthma accompanied by a specific patient encounter:
One of the following diagnosis codes indicating asthma:
ICD-9-CM [for use 1/1/2015 – 9/30/2015]: 493.00, 493.01, 493.02, 493.10, 493.11,493.12, 493.20, 493.21, 493.22, 493.81, 493.82, 493.90, 493.91, 493.92
ICD-10-CM [for use 10/1/2015 - 12/31/2015]: J45.20, J45.21, J45.22, J45.30, J45.31,J45.32, J45.40, J45.41, J45.42, J45.50, J45.51, J45.52, J45.901, J45.902, J45.909,J45.990, J45.991, J45.998
Accompanied by: One of the following patient encounter codes:
99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205,99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99341
PQRS Group Measures:
#53 Asthma: Pharmacologic Therapy for Persistent Asthma – Ambulatory Care Setting
#110 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
#128 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan
#130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
#226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
#402 Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among Adolescents
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 get a PQRS penalty.
Each provider needs to sign a PQRS consent at http://mdinteractive.com/webpen