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Dementia: Counseling Regarding Risks of Driving

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia or their caregiver(s) who were counseled regarding the risks of driving and the alternatives to driving at least once within a 12 month period

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2014

Measure Info

CMS 287Reviewed by NQF but not endorsed
Measure Type: 
Process
Measure Steward: 
Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement
Clinical Topic Area: 
Dementia

Care Setting: 
Outpatient
Data Source: 
Claims
Electronic Health Records
Paper Medical Records

PQRS 287 [Reviewed by NQF but not endorsed]: “Counseling Regarding Risks of Driving” Counseling of patients and caregivers regarding driving is good clinical practice. However, there is no evidence to support the impact of this intervention on improving clinical outcomes, the level or intensity of counseling required to change behavior, or the interval at which this intervention should be performed.