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Sinusitis

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

ACP supports this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 333
Not NQF-endorsed

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Adult Sinusitis: CT for Acute Sinusitis (Overuse)

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older, with a diagnosis of acute sinusitis who had a computerized tomography (CT) scan of the paranasal sinuses ordered at the time of diagnosis or received within 28 days after date of diagnosis.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 331
Not NQF-endorsed

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Adult Sinusitis: Appropriate Choice of Antibiotic Prescribed for Acute Sinusitis (Overuse)

Percentage of patients, aged 18 years and older, with a diagnosis of acute sinusitis who were prescribed an antibiotic within 10 days after onset of symptoms.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 332
Not NQF-endorsed

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Adult Sinusitis: Appropriate Choice of Antibiotic: Amoxicillin with or without Clavulanate Prescribed for Patients with Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of acute bacterial sinusitis that were prescribed amoxicillin, with or without clavulanate, as a first line antibiotic at the time of diagnosis.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 334
Not NQF-endorsed

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More Than One CT Scan Within 90 Days for Chronic Sinusitis

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis who had more than one CT scan of the paranasal sinuses ordered or received within 90 days after the date of diagnosis.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017