2019 ABG Measures Specifications

 

 

Official Final 2019 ABG QCDR Measure Specifications (Updated 7-1-19)

 

 

 

 

ABG 2019 Observations and Measure Response List -Updated 2-25-19

 

 

 

ABG Only 2019 Measure Specifications 3-8-2019

 

 

2019 AQI MEASURES SUPPORTED:

Link to All 2019 AQI Specifications PDF

  • AQI48 Anesthesia: Patient Experience Survey (NQS Domain: Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI55 Team-Based Implementation of a Care-and-Communication Bundle for ICU Patients (NQS Domain: Communication and Care Coordination – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI56 Use of Neuraxial Techniques and/or Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI57 Safe Opioid Prescribing Practices (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI58 Infection Control Practices for Open Interventional Pain Procedures (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI59 Multimodal Pain Management (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI61 Ambulatory Post-Discharge Patient Follow-Up (NQS Domain: Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI62 Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Patient Education (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI63 Neuromuscular Blockade: Documented Assessment of Neuromuscular Function Prior to Extubation (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI64 Neuromuscular Blockade: Reversal Administered (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI66 Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Mitigation Strategies (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)
  • AQI67 Consultation for Frail Patients (NQS Domain: Communication and Care Coordination – Measure Type: Process)

 

The Following CMS MIPS Measures are also Supported:

 

MIPS 44 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG): Preoperative Beta-Blocker in Patients with Isolated CABG Surgery (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 76 Prevention of Central Venous Catheter (CVC) – Related Bloodstream Infections (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 109 Osteoarthritis (OA): Function and Pain Assessment (NQS Domain: Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 128 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan (NQS Domain: Community/Population Health – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 131 Pain Assessment and Follow-Up (NQS Domain: Communication and Care Coordination – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 145 Radiology: Exposure Dose or Time Reported for Procedures Using Fluoroscopy (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention (NQS Domain: Community/Population Health – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 404 Anesthesiology Smoking Abstinence (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Outcome)

MIPS 408 Opioid Therapy Follow-up Evaluation (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 412  Documentation of Signed Opioid Treatment Agreement (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 414  Evaluation or Interview for Risk of Opioid Misuse (NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 424  Perioperative Temperature Management (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Outcome)

MIPS 430 Prevention of Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) – Combination Therapy (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)

MIPS 463 Prevention of Post-Operative Vomiting (POV) – Combination Therapy (Pediatrics) (NQS Domain: Patient Safety – Measure Type: Process)