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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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

November 2018 printable version of recommendations.
Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# MIPS 279

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Sleep Apnea: Assessment of Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea who were prescribed positive airway pressure therapy who had documentation that adherence to positive airway pressure therapy was objectively measured.
Date Reviewed: November 4, 2018

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# MIPS 277

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Sleep Apnea: Severity Assessment at Initial Diagnosis

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea who had an apnea hypopnea index (AHI) or a respiratory disturbance index (RDI) measured at the time of initial diagnosis.           
Date Reviewed: November 4, 2018

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# QPP 276

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Assessment of Sleep Symptoms

Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea that includes documentation of an assessment of sleep symptoms, including presence or absence of snoring and daytime sleepiness.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# PQRS 278

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Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Prescribed

Patients who were prescribed positive airway pressure therapy as a proportion of all patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea
Date Reviewed: April 8, 2013