Staging of Dementia

INACTIVE REVIEW: This measure review is older than five years.

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of dementia whose severity of dementia was classified as mild, moderate or severe at least once within a 12 month period

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2014

Measure Info

CMS 280
Measure Type
Measure Steward
Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement
Clinical Topic Area

Care Setting
Data Source
Electronic Health Records
Paper Medical Records

PQRS 280 [Reviewed by NQF but not endorsed]: “Dementia: Staging of Dementia” Although this practice may help clinicians in determining the appropriate management of patients with dementia, there is a lack of high-quality evidence examining the impact of the staging of dementia on clinical outcomes or on the appropriate interval for clinical assessment.