High Priority Status: No / N/A
CBE Number: N/A
Percentage of patients aged 6 months through 12 years with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion (OME) who received tympanostomy tube insertion and received a comprehensive audiometric evaluation within 6 months prior to tympanostomy tube insertion.
This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients diagnosed with OME who undergo tympanostomy tube insertion during the measurement period. This measure may be submitted by clinicians based on the services provided and the measure-specific denominator coding.
All patients aged 6 months through 12 years with a diagnosis of OME who received tympanostomy tube insertion.
To meet the denominator criteria, a patient must have been diagnosed with OME AND have undergone tympanostomy tube insertion within the performance period.
Patients who received a comprehensive audiometric evaluation within 6 months prior to tympanostomy tube insertion.
To meet the intent of the measure, documentation is required that a comprehensive audiometric evaluation was performed within 6 months before tympanostomy tube insertion. Comprehensive audiometric evaluation is typically performed by an audiologist, but the specific methods will vary with the age of the child.
Patient or caregiver(s) refusal of hearing test.
- Submission Pathway: Traditional MIPS, MIPS Value Pathways
- Measure Type: Process
- Meaningful Measures Area: Appropriate Use of Healthcare
- Care Setting(s): Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic
- High Priority Type: N/A
- Includes Telehealth: No
- Number of Performance Rates: 1
- Inverse measure: No
- Continuous measure: No
- Proportional measure: Yes
- Ratio measure: No
- Risk Adjusted measure: No
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