Diabetes: Eye Exam

Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period.

 

Measure Steward

National Committee for Quality Assurance

 

Measure Numerator

Patients with an eye screening for diabetic retinal disease. This includes diabetics who had one of the following: A retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional in the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) by an eye care professional in the year prior to the measurement period.

 

Measure Denominator

Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period.