2019 MIPS Measure #021: Perioperative Care: Selection of Prophylactic Antibiotic – First OR Second-Generation Cephalosporin

Measure Type High Priority Measure? Collection Type(s)
Process yes Medicare Part B Claims, MIPS CQM

Measure Description

Percentage of surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for a first OR second-generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic who had an order for a first OR second-generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis

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Instructions

This measure is to be submitted each time a procedure is performed during the performance period for patients who undergo surgical procedures with the indications for a first or second-generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic. There is no diagnosis associated with this measure. It is anticipated that Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who perform the listed surgical procedures as specified in the denominator coding will submit this measure.

Measure Submission Type:

Measure data may be submitted by individual MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, or third party intermediaries. The listed denominator criteria are used to identify the intended patient population. The numerator quality-data codes included in this specification are used to submit the quality actions as allowed by the measure. The quality-data codes listed do not need to be submitted by MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, or third party intermediaries that utilize this modality for submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those third party intermediaries that utilize Medicare Part B claims data. For more information regarding Application Programming Interface (API), please refer to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website.

Denominator

All surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for a first OR second- generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic

Denominator Instructions:

CPT Category I procedure codes billed by surgeons performing surgery on the same patient, submitted with modifier 62 (indicating two surgeons, i.e., dual procedures) will be included in the denominator population, therefore both surgeons will be fully accountable for the clinical action described in the measure.

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases): Patients aged ≥ 18 years on date of encounter

AND

Patient procedure during the performance period (CPT): Listed below are surgical procedures with indications for first or second-generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic

Table 1: Surgical procedures with indications for first or second-generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic

SURGICAL PROCEDURE CPT CODE
Integumentary 15733, 15734, 15736, 15738, 15830, 15832, 15833, 15834, 15835, 15836, 15837, 19260, 19271, 19272, 19300, 19301, 19302, 19303, 19304, 19305, 19306, 19307, 19316, 19318, 19324, 19325, 19328, 19330, 19340, 19342, 19350, 19355, 19357, 19361, 19364, 19366, 19367, 19368, 19369, 19370, 19371, 19380
Spine 22325, 22510, 22511, 22513, 22514, 22586, 22612, 22630, 22800, 22802, 22804, 63030, 63042
Hip Reconstruction 27125, 27130, 27132, 27134, 27137, 27138
Trauma (Fractures) 27235, 27236, 27244, 27245, 27269, 27758, 27759, 27766, 27769,

27792, 27814

Knee Reconstruction 27440, 27441, 27442, 27443, 27445, 27446, 27447
Vascular 27880, 27881, 27882, 27884, 27886, 27888, 33877, 33880, 33881, 33883, 33886, 33889, 33891, 34701, 34702, 34703, 34704, 34705, 34706, 34707, 34708, 34710, 34830, 34831, 34832, 34841, 34842, 34843, 34844, 34845, 34846, 34847, 34848, 35011, 35013, 35081, 35082, 35091, 35092, 35102, 35103, 35131, 35141, 35142, 35151, 35152, 35206, 35266, 35301, 35363, 35371, 35372, 35512, 35521, 35522, 35523, 35525, 35533, 35537, 35538, 35539, 35540, 35556, 35558, 35565, 35566, 35570, 35571, 35583, 35585, 35587, 35601, 35606, 35612, 35616, 35621, 35623, 35626, 35631, 35632, 35633, 35634, 35636, 35637, 35638, 35642, 35645, 35646, 35647, 35650, 35654, 35656, 35661, 35663, 35665, 35666, 35671, 36830, 36902, 36905, 37224, 37225, 37226, 37227, 37228, 37229, 37230, 37231, 37246, 37248, 37617
Spleen and Lymph Nodes 38100, 38101, 38115, 38120, 38571, 38572, 38700, 38720, 38724,

38740, 38745, 38760, 38765, 38770, 38780

Esophagus 43020, 43030, 43045, 43100, 43101, 43107, 43108, 43112, 43113, 43116, 43117, 43118, 43121, 43122, 43123, 43124, 43130, 43135, 43279, 43280, 43281, 43282, 43300, 43305, 43310, 43312, 43313, 43314, 43320, 43325, 43327, 43328, 43330, 43331, 43332, 43333, 43334, 43335, 43336, 43337, 43340, 43341, 43351, 43352, 43360, 43361, 43400, 43401, 43405, 43410, 43415, 43420, 43425, 43496
Stomach 43500, 43501, 43502, 43510, 43520, 43605, 43610, 43611, 43620, 43621, 43622, 43631, 43632, 43633, 43634, 43640, 43641, 43644, 43645, 43651, 43652, 43653, 43800, 43810, 43820, 43825, 43830, 43832, 43840, 43843, 43845, 43846, 43847, 43848, 43850, 43855, 43860, 43865, 43870, 43880
Small Intestine 44005, 44010, 44020, 44021, 44050, 44055, 44100, 44120, 44125, 44126, 44127, 44130, 44132, 44133, 44135, 44136
Colon 44140, 44141, 44143, 44144, 44145, 44146, 44147, 44150, 44151, 44155, 44156, 44157, 44158, 44160, 44180, 44186, 44187, 44188, 44202, 44204, 44205, 44206, 44207, 44208, 44210, 44211, 44212, 44227, 44300, 44310, 44312, 44314, 44316, 44320, 44322, 44340, 44345, 44346, 44602, 44603, 44604, 44605, 44615, 44620, 44625, 44626, 44640, 44650, 44660, 44661, 44680, 44700
SURGICAL PROCEDURE CPT CODE
Integumentary 15733, 15734, 15736, 15738, 15830, 15832, 15833, 15834, 15835, 15836, 15837, 19260, 19271, 19272, 19300, 19301, 19302, 19303, 19304, 19305, 19306, 19307, 19316, 19318, 19324, 19325, 19328, 19330, 19340, 19342, 19350, 19355, 19357, 19361, 19364, 19366, 19367, 19368, 19369, 19370, 19371, 19380
Spine 22325, 22510, 22511, 22513, 22514, 22586, 22612, 22630, 22800, 22802, 22804, 63030, 63042
Hip Reconstruction 27125, 27130, 27132, 27134, 27137, 27138
Trauma (Fractures) 27235, 27236, 27244, 27245, 27269, 27758, 27759, 27766, 27769, 27792, 27814
Knee Reconstruction 27440, 27441, 27442, 27443, 27445, 27446, 27447
Vascular 27880, 27881, 27882, 27884, 27886, 27888, 33877, 33880, 33881, 33883, 33886, 33889, 33891, 34701, 34702, 34703, 34704, 34705, 34706, 34707, 34708, 34710, 34830, 34831, 34832, 34841, 34842, 34843, 34844, 34845, 34846, 34847, 34848, 35011, 35013, 35081, 35082, 35091, 35092, 35102, 35103, 35131, 35141, 35142, 35151, 35152, 35206, 35266, 35301, 35363, 35371, 35372, 35512, 35521, 35522, 35523, 35525, 35533, 35537, 35538, 35539, 35540, 35556, 35558, 35565, 35566, 35570, 35571, 35583, 35585, 35587, 35601, 35606, 35612, 35616, 35621, 35623, 35626, 35631, 35632, 35633, 35634, 35636, 35637, 35638, 35642, 35645, 35646, 35647, 35650, 35654, 35656, 35661, 35663, 35665, 35666, 35671, 36830, 36902, 36905, 37224, 37225, 37226, 37227, 37228, 37229, 37230, 37231, 37246, 37248, 37617
Spleen and Lymph Nodes 38100, 38101, 38115, 38120, 38571, 38572, 38700, 38720, 38724, 38740, 38745, 38760, 38765, 38770, 38780
Esophagus 43020, 43030, 43045, 43100, 43101, 43107, 43108, 43112, 43113, 43116, 43117, 43118, 43121, 43122, 43123, 43124, 43130, 43135, 43279, 43280, 43281, 43282, 43300, 43305, 43310, 43312, 43313, 43314, 43320, 43325, 43327, 43328, 43330, 43331, 43332, 43333, 43334, 43335, 43336, 43337, 43340, 43341, 43351, 43352, 43360, 43361, 43400, 43401, 43405, 43410, 43415, 43420, 43425, 43496
Stomach 43500, 43501, 43502, 43510, 43520, 43605, 43610, 43611, 43620, 43621, 43622, 43631, 43632, 43633, 43634, 43640, 43641, 43644, 43645, 43651, 43652, 43653, 43800, 43810, 43820, 43825, 43830, 43832, 43840, 43843, 43845, 43846, 43847, 43848, 43850, 43855, 43860, 43865, 43870, 43880
Small Intestine 44005, 44010, 44020, 44021, 44050, 44055, 44100, 44120, 44125, 44126, 44127, 44130, 44132, 44133, 44135, 44136
Colon 44140, 44141, 44143, 44144, 44145, 44146, 44147, 44150, 44151, 44155, 44156, 44157, 44158, 44160, 44180, 44186, 44187, 44188, 44202, 44204, 44205, 44206, 44207, 44208, 44210, 44211, 44212, 44227, 44300, 44310, 44312, 44314, 44316, 44320, 44322, 44340, 44345, 44346, 44602, 44603, 44604, 44605, 44615, 44620, 44625, 44626, 44640, 44650, 44660, 44661, 44680, 44700
General Surgery 23470, 23472, 23473, 23474, 23616, 24363, 24370, 24371, 38531, 60505

Numerator

Surgical patients who had an order for a first OR second-generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis

Numerator Instructions:

There must be documentation of an order (written order, verbal order, or standing order/protocol) for a first OR second-generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis OR documentation that a first OR second-generation cephalosporin was given.

NUMERATOR NOTE: In the event surgery is delayed, as long as the patient is redosed (if clinically appropriate) the numerator coding should be applied.

G9197 is provided for antibiotic ordered or antibiotic given. Submit G9197 if a first or second-generation cephalosporin was given for antimicrobial prophylaxis.

Numerator Options:

Performance Met: Documentation of order for first OR second- generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis (G9197)

OR

Denominator Exception: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not ordering a first OR second-generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis (e.g., patients enrolled in clinical trials, patients with documented infection prior to surgical procedure of interest, patients who were receiving antibiotics more than 24 hours prior to surgery [except colon surgery patients taking oral prophylactic antibiotics], patients who were receiving antibiotics within 24 hours prior to arrival [except colon surgery patients taking oral prophylactic antibiotics], other medical reason(s)) (G9196)

OR

Performance Not Met: Order for first OR second-generation cephalosporin for antimicrobial prophylaxis was not documented, reason not given (G9198)


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Cardiac Arrhythmia, CMS-General-Surgery-2019, CMS-Neurosurgical-2019, CMS-Orthopedic-Surgery-2019, CMS-Otolaryngology-2019, CMS-Plastic-Surgery-2019, CMS-Thoracic-Surgery-2019, CMS-Vascular-Surgery-2019, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Emergency Medicine, ENT/Otolaryngology, General Oncology, General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Hospitalists, Interventional Radiology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Physical Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Quality-2019, Spine Specialists, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery