CMS 75 - Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

Overview

CMS75v8 (2020)
CMS75v9 (2021)
CMS75v10 (2022)

Identifiers

CMS eCQM IDNQF eCQM IDNQFMIPS Quality ID
CMS75v10378
*MIE only supports data collection and reporting using eCQM specifications

Definitions

DescriptionPercentage of children, 6 months - 20 years of age at the start of the measurement period, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period
Initial Patient PopulationChildren, 6 months - 20 years of age, with a clinical oral evaluation during the measurement period
DenominatorEquals Initial Population
Denominator ExclusionsExclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.
NumeratorChildren who had a diagnosis of cavities or decayed teeth in any part of the measurement period
Numerator Exclusions
Denominator Exceptions

Additional Information

Measure TypeOutcome measure
Measure ScoringProportion measure
GranularityPatient
Improvement NotationLower score indicates better quality
DomainCommunity/Population Health

Clinical Instructions

Track all patients 6 months to 20 years of age diagnosed with tooth decay or cavities.

Workflow

  1. While documenting the Visit encounter, record the diagnosis, as appropriate
  2. Open the Symptoms/Diagnosis section
  3. Ensure the patient has a diagnosis of tooth or dental decay, as applicable
  4. Continue documenting the encounter, as appropriate
  5. When completed, Close and Archive the encounter

Evidence

Initial Patient Population

NameValue Set
Encounter, Performed: Clinical Oral Evaluation2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.125.12.1003

Denominator Exclusions

NameValue Set
Encounter, Performed: Encounter Inpatient2.16.840.1.113883.3.666.5.307
Intervention, Order: Hospice care ambulatory2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1108.15
Intervention, Performed: Hospice care ambulatory2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1108.15

Numerator

NameValue Set
Diagnosis: Dental Caries2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.125.12.1004

Source(s)

eCQI CMS75


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