Thoracic Surgery MIPS Specialty Measure Set (2022)

CMS specialty measure sets may be reported as an alternative to reporting 6 separate quality measures. If a measure set has less than 6 measures, eligible groups and clinicians must report all measures in the set. However, if a set has more than 6 measures, participants may choose the 6 measures that best fit their practice. Remember, at least one outcome measure must be reported, regardless of whether or not an outcome measure is included in a measure set.

Quality IdMeasure NameHigh PriorityMeasure TypeMeasure Description
0472022 Measure # 047 Advance Care PlanyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 65 years and older who have an advance care plan or surrogate decision maker documented in the medical record or documentation in the medical record that an advance care plan was discussed but the patient did not wish or was not able to name a surrogate decision maker or provide an advance care planView
1302022 Measure # 130 Documentation 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
1642022 Measure # 164 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG): Prolonged IntubationnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 18 years and older undergoing isolated CABG surgery who require postoperative intubation > 24 hours.View
1672022 Measure # 167 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG): Postoperative Renal FailurenoProcessPercentage of patients aged 18 years and older undergoing isolated CABG surgery (without pre-existing renal failure) who develop postoperative renal failure or require dialysis.View
1682022 Measure # 168 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG): Surgical Re-ExplorationnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 18 years and older undergoing isolated CABG surgery who require a return to the operating room (OR) during the current hospitalization for mediastinal bleeding with or without tamponade, graft occlusion, valve dysfunction, or other cardiac reason.View
2262022 Measure # 226 Preventive 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 the measurement period AND who received tobacco cessation intervention on the date of the encounter or within the previous 12 months if identified as a tobacco userView
3582022 Measure # 358 Patient-Centered Surgical Risk Assessment and CommunicationyesProcessPercentage of patients who underwent a non-emergency surgery who had their personalized risks of postoperative complications assessed by their surgical team prior to surgery using a clinical data-based, patient-specific risk calculator and who received personal discussion of those risks with the surgeonView
3742022 Measure # 374 Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist ReportyesProcessPercentage of patients with referrals, regardless of age, for which the referring provider receives a report from the provider to whom the patient was referredView
4022022 Measure # 402 Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among AdolescentsnoProcessThe percentage of adolescents 12 to 20 years of age with a primary care visit during the measurement year for whom tobacco use status was documented and received help with quitting if identified as a tobacco userView
4452022 Measure # 445 Risk-Adjusted Operative Mortality for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)yesOutcomePercent of patients aged 18 years and older undergoing isolated CABG who die, including both all deaths occurring during the hospitalization in which the CABG was performed, even if after 30 days, and those deaths occurring after discharge from the hospital, but within 30 days of the procedure.View

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