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REGCLR7 - 2023

Measure ID : REGCLR7 - 2023

Measure Title : Use of Ankle Foot Orthotics to improve patient function

Measure Description:

This measures the improvement in function of patients who are prescribed foot and ankle braces for plantar fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, and ankle sprains


All patients aged 18 and older on the date of initial encounter for one of the diagnosis codes associated with this measure.
Are provided a DME Device to address their pain
Report a level of pain of 3 or more on a scale of 1 - 10


All patients in the Denominator who report a clinically significant decrease in pain on a scale of 1 - 10 Who demonstrate a clinically significant decrease in pain. This is defined as a decrease of at least 2 points on the 1 - 10 scale. (BMC Med. 2017; 15: 35.
Published online 2017 Feb 20. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0775-3)

Denominator Exclusions:

Patients who were prescribed opioids for pain
Patients who did not return for a second visit after being provided a lower extremity brace.

Denominator Exceptions: None

Numerator Exclusions: None


High Priority: Yes

Measure Type: Patient-Reported Outcome-based Performance Measure (PRO-PM)

Care Setting: Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic

Includes Telehealth?: Yes

Number of performance rates to be submitted: 1

Traditional vs Invese measure : Traditional

Proportional, continuous variable, and/or ratio measure indicator : Proportional

Risk Adjusted: No

Submission Pathway: Traditonal MIPS