Clinical Quality Measures

In SOAPware 2011+, many of the Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) now have pick lists available to assist users with the necessary structured data entry.  Below, are all 44 Clinical Quality Measures sorted by those that are Core, Alternate Core and Additional measures.  Each measure noted below includes a shortcut code for the SMARText item that will assist with the structured documentation.  In addition, the steps also include a link to more detailed step-by-step instructions on the documentation that is required for reporting on each of the measures.  

The shortcut codes and documentation steps will assist SOAPware users with reporting Clinical Quality Measures to CMS or States.  For more information about this Meaningful Use Core requirement, please click the link below.

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- Report Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) to CMS/States

Core Clinical Quality Measures

NQF 0013 (Core): Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement

NQF 0028 (Core): Preventative Care and Screening Measure Pair (includes 0028a & 0028b)

*  0028a: Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: (a) Tobacco Use Assessment

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRItob".  

*  0028b: Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: (b) Tobacco Cessation Intervention

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIqui".  

NQF 0421/PQRI 128 (Core): Adult Weight Screening and Follow Up

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIbmi."  

Alternate Core Clinical Quality Measures

NQF 0024 (Alternate Core): Weight Assessment and Counseling for Children and Adolescents

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIwei".  

NQF 0038 (Alternate Core): Childhood Immunization Status

NQF 0041/PQRI 110 (Alternate Core): Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization for Patients > 50 Years Old

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "InfQM".  

Additional Clinical Quality Measures

NQF 0001/ PQRI 64: Asthma Assessment

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIastAss".

NQF 0002/PQRI 66: Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIpha".  

NQF 0004: Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment: (a) Initiation, (b) Engagement

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIche".

NQF 0012: Prenatal Care: Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIpreHIV".  

NQF 0014: Prenatal Care: Anti-D Immune Globulin

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIantD".  

NQF 0018: Controlling High Blood Pressure

NQF 0027/PQRI 115: Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation, Medical assistance: a. Advising Smokers and Tobacco Users to Quit, b. Discussing Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Medications, c. Discussing Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Strategies

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "TobQM".  

NQF 0031/PQRI 112: Breast Cancer Screening

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "MamQm".  

NQF 0032: Cervical Cancer Screening

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "CerCanQM".

NQF 0033: Chlamydia Screening for Women

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIchl".

NQF 0034/PQRI 113: Colorectal Cancer Screening

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIpreCol".  

NQF 0036: Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIastThe".  

NQF 0043/PQRI 111: Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIpne".  

NQF 0047/ PQRI 53: Asthma Pharmacologic Therapy

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "AstQm".  

NQF 0052: Low Back Pain: Use of Imaging Studies

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIlowBacl".  

NQF 0055/PQRI 117: Diabetes: Eye Exam

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmEye".  

NQF 0056/PQRI 163: Diabetes: Foot Exam

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmFoo".

NQF 0059/PQRI 1: Diabetes: HbA1c Poor Control

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmA1c".  

NQF 0061/PQRI 3: Diabetes: Blood Pressure Management

NQF 0062/PQRI 119: Diabetes: Urine Screening

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmNep".  

NQF 0064/PQRI 2: Diabetes: LDL Management & Control

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmLDL".  

NQF 0067/PQRI 6: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Oral Antiplatelet Therapy Prescribed for Patients with CAD

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIcadPla".  

NQF 0068/PQRI 204: Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or another Antithrombotic

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIivd".  

NQF 0070/PQRI 7: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Beta-Blocker Therapy for CAD Patients with Prior Myocardial Infraction (MI)

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIcadBB".  

NQF 0073/PQRI 201: Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Blood Pressure Management

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIivd".  

NQF 0074/PQRI 197: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Drug Therapy for Lowering LDL-Cholesterol

NQF 0075: Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Complete Lipid Panel and LDL Control

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIivd".

NQF 0081/PQRI 5: Heart Failure (HF): Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIhfACE".  

NQF 0083/PQRI 8: Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIhfBB".  

NQF 0084/PQRI 200: Heart Failure (HF): Warfarin Therapy Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIhfWar".  

NQF 0086/PQRI 12: Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "GlaQM".

NQF 0088/PQRI 18: Diabetic Retinopathy: Documentation of Presence or Absence of Macular Edema and Level of Severity of Retinopathy

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdmEye".

NQF 0089/PQRI 19: Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "DiaRetCom".  

NQF 0105/PQRI 9: Anti-depressant medication management: (a) Effective Acute Phase Treatment, (b) Effective Continuation Phase Treatment

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIdepMed".  

NQF 0385/PQRI 72: Oncology Colon Cancer: Chemotherapy for Stage III Colon Cancer Patients

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIcol".  

NQF 0387/PQRI 71: Oncology Breast Cancer: Hormonal Therapy for Stage IC-IIIC Estrogen Receptor/Progesterone Receptor (ER/PR) Positive Breast Cancer

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIbreCan".  

NQF 0389/PQRI 102: Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

The shortcut code that has been created for this measure is "PQRIproBon".  

NQF 0575: Diabetes: HbA1c Control (<8%)

 

 

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