Note: There is no % requirement for CQMs. However, it is best to report as much as you can for CQMs.
Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported:
- Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication.
- Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two different high-risk medications.
Denominator: Patients 66 years and older who had a visit during the measurement period.
Numerator 1: Patients with an order for at least one high-risk medication during the measurement period.
Numerator 2: Patients with an order for at least two different high-risk medications during the measurement period.
How to Track This Measure in Elation
Make sure to record your encounter with a patient with one of the following CPT codes in the Billing Information section of Visit Notes: 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, 99345, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350, 99385, 99386, 99387, 99395, 99396, 99397
If your practice has more than one provider, ensure that the correct Primary Care Provider is listed for the patient.
For Numerators 1 & 2 to track correctly on Elation:
- Make sure to select an existing medication from the Elation database when you are documenting a medication. For a list of high-risk medications, please look at the attached file at the bottom of this article titles "High-Risk Medications List"