Healthmonix 2021 Audiology QCDR Measures

See Healthmonix Recommended MIPS Measures for Audiologists below.

Quality IdMeasure NameHigh PriorityMeasure TypeMeasure Description
HM102021 HM10: Outcomes of Hearing Loss TreatmentYESPatient Reported Outcome (PRO)Percentage of patients aged 50 years and older, who are screened with a hearing loss self-assessment tool that indicated an impact on hearing-related QoL AND if diagnosed with a mild or greater hearing loss in at least one ear or identified with a hearing loss, receive an audiologic care plan and hearing loss intervention(s) AND report a meaningful clinically important difference (MCID) improvement in hearing-related quality of life (QoL) within 12 months of hearing loss diagnosis.View
HM112021 HM11: Outcomes of Treatment of Subjective TinnitusYESPatient Reported Outcome (PRO)Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who are screened for bothersome subjective tinnitus AND, if patient reports symptoms, assessed with clinical evaluation for tinnitus severity and impact on hearing-related quality of life (HRQoL) using a validated self-assessment tool AND, if identified with tinnitus that impacts the patients HRQoL, receive a tinnitus-related care plan, and tinnitus-related intervention(s), treatment(s), or management AND who report a meaningful clinically important difference (MCID) improvement in the impact of tinnitus on the patient’s HRQoL within 12 months of initial identification.View
HM122021 HM12: Outcomes of Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional VertigoYESPatient Reported Outcome (PRO)Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older, who report benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)-related symptoms and are screened with a dizziness assessment questionnaire and undergo positional nystagmus testing AND, if diagnosed or identified with BPPV, received a BPPV-related care plan and vestibular intervention(s) or treatment(s) AND who have an improvement in nystagmus or report an improvement in BPPV-related symptoms, and report a meaningful clinically important difference (MCID) improvement of BPPV-related quality of life (QoL).View
HM092021 HM9: Functional Benefit of a Cochlear ImplantYESPatient Reported Outcome (PRO)Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older, who are evaluated for hearing loss and complete a hearing loss self-assessment tool that indicated an impact of hearing-related quality of life (QoL), and if diagnosed with a bilateral moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and less than 60% open set speech recognition are scheduled or referred for cochlear implant candidacy testing AND for patients who undergo cochlear implantation, demonstrate a meaningful clinically important difference (MCID) improvement in self-assessment of Hearing-related QoL or an improvement in speech recognition within 18 months of cochlear implant activation.View

Healthmonix Recommended MIPS Measures For Audiologists

Quality IdMeasure NameHigh PriorityMeasure TypeMeasure Description
318Falls: Screening for Future Fall RiskyesProcessPercentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement periodView
130Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical RecordyesProcessPercentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible professional or eligible clinician attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the-counters, herbals, and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosage, frequency and route of administrationView
134Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up PlannoProcessPercentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for depression on the date of the encounter using an age appropriate standardized depression screening tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screenView
154Falls: Risk AssessmentyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 65 years and older with a history of falls that had a risk assessment for falls completed within 12 monthsView
155Falls: Plan of CareyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 65 years and older with a history of falls that had a plan of care for falls documented within 12 monthsView
181Elder Maltreatment Screen and Follow-Up PlanyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 65 years and older with a documented elder maltreatment screen using an Elder Maltreatment Screening tool on the date of encounter AND a documented follow-up plan on the date of the positive screenView
182Functional Outcome AssessmentyesProcessPercentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with documentation of a current functional outcome assessment using a standardized functional outcome assessment tool on the date of the encounter AND documentation of a care plan based on identified functional outcome deficiencies on the date of the identified deficienciesView
226Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation InterventionnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user.View
261Referral for Otologic Evaluation for Patients with Acute or Chronic DizzinessyesProcessPercentage of patients aged birth and older referred to a physician (preferably a physician specially trained in disorders of the ear) for an otologic evaluation subsequent to an audiologic evaluation after presenting with acute or chronic dizziness.View
431Preventive Care and Screening: Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief CounselingnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method at least once within the last 24 months AND who received brief counseling if identified as an unhealthy alcohol userView