2022 MIPS Measure #378: Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities


Percentage of children, 6 months – 20 years of age at the start of the measurement period, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period

Initial Population

Children, 6 months – 20 years of age, with a clinical oral evaluation during the measurement period


Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions

Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.


Children who had a diagnosis of cavities or decayed teeth in any part of the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not applicable

Denominator Exceptions



CMS-Dentistry-2022, ecqm-2022, Quality-2022