2023 # MBHR1 Use of Anxiety Severity

Measure ID

MBHR1

Measure Title: Use of Anxiety Severity

Description: The percentage of adult patients (18 years and older) with an anxiety disorder diagnosis (e.g., generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder) who have completed a standardized tool (e.g., GAD-7, BAI) during measurement period.

This measure relies on the GAD-7 assessment tool, which can be foundhere.

Denominator: 

Patients aged ≥ 18 years on date of encounter

AND

Diagnosis of anxiety disorder (generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder) ICD-10-CM: F40.1, F40.10, F40.11, F41.0, F41.1, F41.3, F41.8, F41.9, F43.1

CPT: 0362T, 0373T, 90785, 90791, 90792, 90832,90833, 90834, 90836, 90837, 90838, 90839, 90840, 90845, 90846, 90847, 90849, 90853, 90863, 90875, 90876, 96110, 96112, 96113, 96116, 96121, 96127, 96130, 96131, 96132, 96133, 96136, 96137, 96138, 96139, 96146, 96156, 96158, 96159, 96164, 96165, 96167, 96170, 96171, 96178, 97129, 97130, 97151, 97152, 97153, 97154, 97155, 97156, 97157, 97158, 98966, 98967, 98968, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215,99354, 99355, 99406, 99407, 99408, 99409, 99446, 99447, 99448, 99449, 99484, 99492, 99493, 99494, G2011, G2061, G2062, G2063, G0396, G0397, G0402, G0438, G0439

Numerator: Adult patients (18 years of age or older) included in the denominator who have at least one standardized tool administered and completed during a four-month measurement period. If positive (e.g., a score equal to or greater than 8 on the GAD-7), this suggests a probable anxiety diagnosis which requires documentation of an appropriate follow-up plan such as further evaluation or referral to treatment.

Denominator Exclusions: 

  • Patients who die OR
  • Are enrolled in hospice OR
  • Are unable to complete an anxiety measure due to cognitive deficit, visual deficit, motor deficit, language barrier, or low reading level, AND a suitable recorder (e.g., advocate) is not available

Denominator Exceptions: None

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

Care setting(s) 
Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic; Ambulatory Care: Hospital; Home Care; Hospital; Hospital Inpatient; Hospital Outpatient; Long Term Care; Nursing Home; Outpatient Services; Rehabilitation Facility; Rehabilitation Facility: Inpatient

Telehealth, if applicable
Yes

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

MBHR-2023