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Clinical Quality Measures

CMS143 - Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

Measure Description: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) who have an optic nerve head evaluation during one or more office visits within 12 months

Denominator: All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma

Numerator: Patients who have an optic nerve head evaluation during one or more office visits within 12 months

Measure Calculation in ChARM EHR: MANUAL

This measure is calculated based on the actions recorded under 'Encounter > MU' section.

To satisfy this measure, for patient with Age >= 18 years with an active diagnosis of “Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma" (Example ICD10 code : H40.10X0, H40.10X1, H40.10X2 ), Cup to Disc Ratio and Optic Disc Exam studies need to performed and recorded under 'Encounter > MU' section.
Optic Nerve Evaluation

Denominator Exception: You can manually exempt a patient based on the conditions listed below in 'Encounter > MU' section.
Optic Nerve Evaluation Exception