High Priority: Yes; Care Coordination
NQF Number: N/A
Percentage of patients aged 18 and older on prescribed anticoagulation medication who underwent reconstruction after skin cancer resection (in any setting) and preoperative modification* to their anticoagulant(s) regimen, who had documentation of coordinated care** prior to their procedure.
All patients aged 18 and older on prescribed anticoagulation medication who underwent reconstruction after skin cancer resection (in any setting) and preoperative modification* to their anticoagulant(s) regimen.
*Modification is indicated by change, reduction, or discontinuation of the current anticoagulant medication(s)
- Age > 18 years;
- CPT® for Encounter:
- 14000, 14001, 14020, 14021, 14040, 14041, 14060, 14061
- 14301, 14350
- 15200, 15220, 15240, 15260
- 15570, 15572, 15574, 15576
- 40525, 40527
- 15730, 15731, 15733, 15740, 15760
- 67971, 67973, 67974, 67975
- ICD-10 Codes for most common skin cancers:
- Modification* to the anticoagulant(s) regimen
Patient reason exceptions such as patients who choose to stop therapy on their own or by other physician
recommendation, or who do not have a current physician managing their medication.
Patients who had documentation of coordinated care** prior to their procedure.
**Documentation of coordinated care = documentation of discussion with physician currently managing the anticoagulation therapy (such as a cardiologist or primary care physician)
- Measure Type: Process
- National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Communication and Care Coordination
- Meaningful Measure Area: Medication Management
- 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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