2023 # 340 HIV Medical Visit Frequency

CMS Measure ID: #340

Collection Type: CQM

Reporting Frequency: Once per patient per year

Outcome: No

High Priority: Yes

NQS Domain: Efficiency and Cost Reduction

Measure Age: > 2 years

Instructions

This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients with HIV seen during the performance period. This measure is intended to reflect the quality of services provided for the primary management of patients with HIV. This measure may be submitted by Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on the services provided and the measure-specific denominator coding.

NOTE: Patient encounters for this measure conducted via telehealth (e.g., encounters coded with GQ, GT, 95, or POS 02 modifiers) are allowable.

Measure Submission Type:

The listed denominator criteria are used to identify the intended patient population. The numerator options 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 for registry submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.

Description

Percentage of patients, regardless of age with a diagnosis of HIV who had at least one medical visit in each 6 month period of the 24 month measurement period, with a minimum of 60 days between medical visits

2022 Benchmarks (from 2020 CMS data)

Registry

Topped out: No
Capped at 7: No

Minimum: 0 – 50.56
Decile 3: 50.57 – 58.05
Decile 4: 58.06 – 61.89
Decile 5: 61.9 – 70.62
Decile 6: 70.63 – 84.92
Decile 7: 84.93 – 88.63
Decile 8: 88.64 – 96.91
Decile 10: 100 – 100
Decile 9: 96.92 – 99.99

Denominator

All patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV with at least one medical visit in the performance period

DENOMINATOR NOTE: In order to determine denominator eligibility, patients should be diagnosed with HIV during the first 3 months of the 24-month measurement period or have a diagnosis prior to the 24- month measurement period. The 24-month measurement period is defined as the 24 months prior to and including the date of the first qualifying encounter during the performance period (i.e., January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023). Performance of the measure is met when there is at least one medical visit in each 6 month interval with 60 days between denominator eligible encounters for patients with HIV within the 24-month measurement period.

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):

Patients, regardless of age

AND

Diagnosis of HIV (ICD-10-CM): B20, Z21

AND

Patient encounter during the performance period (CPT or HCPCS): 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99424, 99426, G0402

AND NOT

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSION:

Patient died at any time during the 24month measurement period: G9751

Numerator

Number of patients who had at least one medical visit in each 6 month period of the 24 month measurement period, with a minimum of 60 days between medical visits

Numerator Options:

Performance Met:

Patient had at least one medical visit in each 6 month period of the 24 month measurement period, with a minimum of 60 days between medical visits (G9247)

OR

Performance Not Met:

Patient did not have at least one medical visit in each 6 month period of the 24 month measurement period, with a minimum of 60 days between medical visits (G9246)


Tags

CQM-2023