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AAN24: Vestibular Rehabilitation for Unilateral or Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction

AAN24: Vestibular Rehabilitation for Unilateral or Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction

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Percentage of patients diagnosed with unilateral or bilateral vestibular hypofunction who were referred,
prescribed, recommended for, or received vestibular rehabilitation.

Denominator:
Patients diagnosed with unilateral or bilateral vestibular hypofunction.

Denominator Exclusions:
None

Denominator Exceptions:
Notation that patient has refused or declined vestibular rehabilitation services.
Documentation of prior vestibular rehabilitation services provided and determined to not be effective.
Clinically asymptomatic or compensated in unilateral or bilateral vestibular hypofunction

Numerator:
Patients with an order for a referral to physical therapy or occupational therapy for vestibular rehabilitation, OR prescription for vestibular rehabilitation, OR documentation that vestibular rehabilitation was recommended, OR documentation that vestibular rehabilitation was provided.

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Process
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Slightly more than 15% of adults report physical functioning difficulties. Improve or maintain patient’s quality of life by addressing physical functioning that affects their ability to undertake daily activities most important to them
  • Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
    • Inverse Measure: No
    • Continuous Measure: No
    • Proportional Measure: Yes
    • Ratio Measure: No
    • Risk Adjusted: No
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