PQRS Claims

PQRS New Claims-Based Measures for 2012

Measure # 241 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD):   Complete Lipid Panel and Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL-C) Control

Measure # 245 Chronic Wound Care: Use of Wound Surface Culture Technique in Patients with Chronic Skin Ulcers

Measure # 246 Chronic Wound Care: Use of Wet to Dry Dressings in Patients with Chronic Skin Ulcers

Measure # 247 Substance Use Disorders: Counseling Regarding Psychosocial and Pharmacologic Treatment Options for Alcohol Dependence

Measure # 248 Substance Use Disorders:   Screening for Depression Among Patients with Substance Abuse or Dependence

Measure # 249 Barrett’s Esophagus

Measure # 250 Radical Prostatectomy Pathology Reporting

Measure # 251 Immunohistochemical (IHC) Evaluation of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Testing (HER2) for Breast Cancer Patients

Measure # 252 Anticoagulation for Acute Pulmonary Embolus Patients

Measure # 253 Pregnancy Test for Female Abdominal Pain Patients

Measure # 254 Ultrasound Determination of Pregnancy Location for Pregnant Patients with Abdominal Pain

Measure # 255 Rh Immunoglobulin (Rhogam) for Rh-Negative Pregnant Women at Risk of Fetal Blood Exposure

Measure # 261 Referral for Otologic Evaluation for Patients with Acute or Chronic Dizziness

Measure # 262 Image Confirmation of Successful Excision of Image-Localized Breast Lesion

Measure # 263 Preoperative Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Measure # 266 Epilepsy: Seizure Type(s) and Current Seizure Frequency(ies)

Measure # 267 Epilepsy: Documentation of Etiology of Epilepsy or Epilepsy Syndrome

Measure # 268 Epilepsy: Counseling for Women of Childbearing Potential with Epilepsy

Measure # 317 Preventive Care and Screening:   Screening for High Blood Pressure

See also 2012 PQRS Retired Claims-Based Measures for 2012

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