Cardiac Rehabilitation Patient Referral from an Outpatient Setting

Quality ID

243

NQF

0643

High Priority Measure

Yes

Specifications

Registry

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Cardiology Family Medicine Internal Medicine

Percentage of patients evaluated in an outpatient setting who within the previous 12 months have experienced an acute myocardial infarction (MI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), cardiac valve surgery, or cardiac transplantation, or who have chronic stable angina (CSA) and have not already participated in an early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention (CR) program for the qualifying event/diagnosis who were referred to a CR program

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