Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

eCQM / NQF #: CMS75v6 / XXXX
Measure: Percentage of children, age 0-20 years, who have had tooth decay or cavities during the measurement period.
Numerator: Children who had cavities or decayed teeth.
Denominator: Children, age 0-20 years, with a visit during the measurement period
Exclusion:  Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year
Domain: Community/Population Health

 

In ChartMaker Clinical:

In order to qualify for this measure, the provider must have seen the patient at least one time during the reporting period and have the appropriate information documented in the chart:

Required Data Elements for the Denominator:

Required Data Elements for the Numerator:

Denominator Exclusion:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• The patient must be 19 years old or younger when the measurement period starts.

•  The only data used to determine the denominator is data from the ChartMaker Clinical Module. If a patient encounter was not entered into the ChartMaker Clinical Module, that encounter is not included in the denominator for the statistical calculations on the Meaningful Use Dashboard. Please add these additional patients to the denominator and recalculate the percentage for Attestation purposes.