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AAO29: Quality of Life for Patients with Neurotology Disorders+*

AAO29: Quality of Life for Patients with Neurotology Disorders+*

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High Priority: Yes; Outcome
NQF Number: N/A

Percentage of neurotology patients whose most recent Quality of Life scores were maintained or improved during the measurement period.

Denominator:

Patients aged 18 years and older with neurotology specific diagnosis seen at least two times during the measurement period.

  • A88.1 Epidemic vertigo
  • D33.3 Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves
  • G43.109 Migraine with aura, not intractable, without status migrainous
  • G43.819 Other migraine, intractable, without status migrainous
  • H81.0 Meniere’s disease
  • H81.1 Benign paroxysmal vertigo
  • H81.2 Vestibular neuronitis
  • H81.20 Vestibular neuronitis, unspecified ear
  • H81.21 Vestibular neuronitis, right ear
  • H81.22 Vestibular neuronitis, left ear
  • H81.3 Other peripheral vertigo
  • H81.4 Vertigo of central origin
  • H81.8 Other disorders of vestibular function
  • H81.8X1 Other disorders of vestibular function, right ear
  • H81.8X2 Other disorders of vestibular function, left ear
  • H81.8X9 Other disorders of vestibular function, unspecified ear
  • H81.9 Unspecified disorder of vestibular function
  • H81.90 Unspecified disorder of vestibular function, unspecified ear
  • H81.91 Unspecified disorder of vestibular function, right ear
  • H81.92 Unspecified disorder of vestibular function, left ear
  • H82 Vertiginous syndromes in diseases classified elsewhere
  • H83.2X1 Labyrinthine dysfunction, right ear
  • H83.2X2 Labyrinthine dysfunction, left ear
  • H83.2X9 Labyrinthine dysfunction, unspecified ear
  • H83.90 Unspecified disease of inner ear, unspecified ear
  • H83.91 Unspecified disease of right inner ear
  • H83.92 Unspecified disease of left inner ear
  • I69.398 Other sequelae of cerebral infarction
  • I69.998 Other sequelae following unspecified cerebrovascular disease
  • R42 Dizziness and giddiness

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Denominator Exceptions:

Patients who are unable or decline to complete screening tool.

Numerator:

Patients with age appropriate quality of life assessment whose most recent scores were maintained or improved on the same age appropriate quality of life assessment administered twice during the measurement period.

Numerator Exclusions:

None

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Patient Reported Outcome (PRO)
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Functional Outcomes
  • Care Setting(s): Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic
  • Includes Telehealth: Yes
  • Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
    • Inverse measure: No
    • Continuous measure: No
    • Proportional measure: Yes
    • Ratio measure: No
    • Risk Adjusted measure: No

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