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0098: Urinary Incontinence: Assessment, Characterization, and Plan of Care for Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older
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Urinary Incontinence: Assessment, Characterization, and Plan of Care for Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older
STEWARD: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Measure Description:
This is a clinical performance measure which assesses whether women age 65+ were provided appropriate treatment for urinary incontinence (UI). This measure has three rates:

(A) Assessment for UI: Percentage of female patients aged 65 years and older who were assessed for the presence or absence of urinary incontinence within 12 months.
(B) Characterization of UI: Percentage of female patients aged 65 years and older with a diagnosis of urinary incontinence whose urinary incontinence was characterized at least once within 12 months

(C) Plan of Care for UI: Percentage of female patients aged 65 years and older with a diagnosis of urinary incontinence with a documented plan of care for urinary incontinence at least once within 12 months
Numerator Statement:
This measure has three rate. The numerator for each of the rates is as follows:

(A)Assessment for UI: Patients who were assessed for the presence or absence of urinary incontinence within 12 months

(B)Characterization of UI: Patients whose urinary incontinence was characterized at least once within 12 months

(C)Plan of Care for UI: Patients with a documented plan of care for urinary incontinence at least once within 12 months
Denominator Statement:
There are two denominators for the rates in this measure.

(A) Assessment of UI: All female patients aged 65 years and older who visited and eligible provider in the measurement year
(B&C) Characterization and Plan of Care for UI: All female patients aged 65 years and older with a diagnosis of urinary incontinence who visited an eligible provider in the measurement year.
Exclusions:
Documentation of medical reason(s) for not assessing the presence or absence of urinary incontinence within 12 months
Risk Adjustment:
No
Classification:
Measure Type:
Process
Measure Format:
measure
Use in Federal Program:
Condition:
Genitourinary (GU), Genitourinary (GU): Incontinence/pelivic floor disorders
Non-Condition Specific:
Screening
Care Setting:
Outpatient Services
National Quality Strategy Priorities:
Effective Communication and Care Coordination
Actual/Planned Use:
Payment Program, Professional Certification or Recognition Program, Public Reporting, Quality Improvement (external benchmarking to organizations), Quality Improvement (Internal to the specific organization)
Data Source:
Paper Medical Records
Level of Analysis:
Clinician: Group/Practice, Clinician: Individual
Target Population:
Elderly
Measure Steward Contact Information:
For additional measure specification information, please contact the Measure Steward.
Organization Name:
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Email Address:
Website URL:


Measure Disclaimer:
N/A
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Status
Current Activity:
Endorsement Removed
Last Updated Date:
Nov 12, 2013
Corresponding Measures:
Not Available
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Measure History:
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