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Clinical Quality Measures

CMS74 - Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers including Dentists

Measure Description: Percentage of children, age 0-20 years, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement period

Denominator: Children, age 0-20 years, with a visit during the measurement period

Numerator: Children who receive a fluoride varnish application

Measure Calculation in ChARM EHR: MANUAL

This measure is calculated based on the procedure recorded under 'Encounter > MU'

To satisfy this measure, for patient with Age < 20 years, fluoride varnish application needs to be performed and the action needs to be recorded under 'Encounter > MU' section as shown below.
Primary Caries Prevention

Denominator Exclusion: You can manually exclude a patient from denominator, based on the conditions listed below under 'Encounter > MU' section.
Primary Caries Prevention Exclusion