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Diabetes

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

Printable version of the recommendations.
Addendum to printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0055
ID# PQRS 117

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Comprehensive Diabetes Care: Eye Exam (Retinal) Performed

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who had an eye exam (retinal) performed.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 0056
ID# PQRS 163

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Diabetes: Foot Exam

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who received a foot exam (visual inspection and sensory exam with mono filament and a pulse exam) during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# NQF 0059
ID# PQRS 1

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Comprehensive Diabetes Care: Hemoglobin A1c (HgbA1c)

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) whose most recent HbA1c level during the measurement year was greater than 9.0% (poor control) or was missing a result, or if an HbA1c test was not done during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0062
ID# PQRS 119

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Comprehensive Diabetes Care: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who received a nephropathy screening test or had evidence of nephropathy during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 0416
ID# PQRS 127

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Diabetic Foot & Ankle Care, Ulcer Prevention-Evaluation of Footwear

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus who were evaluated for proper footwear and sizing.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 0417
ID# PQRS 126

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Diabetic Foot & Ankle Care, Peripheral Neuropathy-Neurological Evaluation

Percentage of patients 18 years and older, with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus who had a neurological examination of their lower extremities within 12 months.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 0575

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Comprehensive Diabetes Care: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Control (<8.0%)

The percentage of members 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) whose most recent HbA1c level is <8.0% during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: April 27, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0057

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Comprehensive Diabetes Care: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Testing

The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who received an HbA1c test during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015