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ASPS26: Patient Satisfaction with Information Prior to Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Resection Procedures+

ASPS26: Patient Satisfaction with Information Prior to Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Resection Procedures+

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High Priority: Yes; Patient Experience
NQF Number: N/A

Percentage of patients aged 18 and older who underwent facial reconstruction after skin cancer resection who responded to the (6 question) Face-Q Satisfaction with Information: Appearance Module within 60 days of the procedure and scored 15 (52%) or higher or if scored lower than 15 (52%) there is documentation of a provider call to the patient or follow-up visit within 30 days of completion of the tool.

Denominator:

  • Age > 18 years;
  • AND
  • CPT® for Encounter:
    • 14040, 14041, 14060, 14061
    • 15120
    • 15240, 15260
    • 40525, 40527
    • 67971-67975
  • AND
  • ICD-10 Codes for most common skin cancers:
    • C43.0-C43.39, C44.0-C44.39
    • D03.00D03.39, D04.0-D04.39

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Denominator Exceptions:

Patient reason exceptions such as patient refusal to complete the survey.

Numerator:

Patients who responded to the (6 question) Face -Q Satisfaction with Information: Appearance Module within 60 days and scored 15 (52%) or higher or if scored lower than 15 (52%) there is documentation of a provider call to the patient or follow-up visit within 30 days of completion of the tool.

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Numerator Exclusions:

None

Measure Classifications:

  • Measure Type: Patient Reported Outcome (PRO)
  • National Quality Strategy (NQS) domain: Person and Caregiver Centered Experience and Outcomes
  • Meaningful Measure Area: Patient’s Experience of Care
  • 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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