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AAO36: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults and Children+*

AAO36: Tympanostomy Tubes: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults and Children+*

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

Percentage of patients aged 6 months and older with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who are seen 2 to 8 weeks after tympanostomy tube surgery and otitis media with effusion is resolved.

Denominator:

Patients aged 6 months and older with a diagnosis of otitis media with effusion who are seen 2 to 8 weeks after tympanostomy tube surgery.

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Denominator Exceptions:

Patient refusal for follow-up examination.

Numerator:

Patients with resolution of otitis media with effusion.

Numerator Exclusions:

None

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Outcome
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Effective Clinical Care
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Patient-Focused Episode of Care
  • 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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