High Priority: Yes; Patient Safety
NQF Number: N/A
Percentage of patients aged 15 years and older who had a rhinoplasty procedure for whom the nasal airway was assessed with physical examination via anterior rhinoscopy and/or speculum examination (lighted or not) and status of the septum, turbinates, and valves was documented.
All patients aged 15 years and older who had a rhinoplasty procedure:
- Age > 15 years;
- CPT® for Encounter:
- 30400, 30410, 30420, 30430, 30435, 30450, 30460, 30462, or 30465
Patients who had a rhinoplasty procedure for whom nasal airway obstruction was assessed with physical examination via anterior rhinoscopy and/or speculum examination (lighted or not) and status of the septum, turbinates, and valves was documented.
- Measure Type: Process
- National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Patient Safety
- Meaningful Measure Area: Preventable Healthcare Harm
- Care Setting(s): Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic
- Includes Telehealth: No
- Calculation: 1st Performance Rate
- Inverse measure: No
- Continuous measure: No
- Proportional measure: Yes
- Ratio measure: No
- Risk Adjusted measure: No
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