Measure ID : REGCLR7 - 2023
Measure Title : Use of Ankle Foot Orthotics to improve patient function
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)
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
NQF ID : N/A
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