2023 #ACEP59 Chest Pain: Avoidance of admission for adult patients with low-risk chest pain

Measure ID

ACEP59

Measure Title: Chest Pain – Avoidance of admission for adult patients with low-risk chest pain

Description: Percentage of adult patients who came to the Emergency Department with low-risk chest pain and were discharged

Denominator: All adult patients 35-64 years of age with an ED diagnosis of chest pain

Numerator: All adult patients 35-64 years of age with an ED diagnosis of chest pain who were discharged

Denominator Exclusions: Diagnosis warranting admission: MI, pneumonia, PE, aortic dissection, PTX, dysrhythmia, esophageal rupture, cholecystitis, pancreatitis – Other Diagnosis: Active cancer, ESRD, ESLD, SLE, AIDS, cardiomyopathy, coagulopathy, LBBB

Denominator Exceptions: None

National Quality Forum (NQF) number, if applicable
N/A

Care setting(s) 
Emergency Department and Services

Telehealth, if applicable
No

Number of performance rates required for measures
1

Traditional vs. inverse measure
Traditional

Proportional, continuous variable, and/or ratio measure indicator
Proportional

Risk adjustment, if applicable
No

Submission pathway 
Traditional MIPS


Tags

QCDR-EACCR-2023