Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy who had a dilated macular or fundus exam performed with documented communication to the physician who manages the ongoing care of the patient with diabetes mellitus regarding the findings of the macular or fundus exam at least once within 12 months.

 

Measure Steward

American Medical Association-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement(R) (AMA-PCPI)

 

Measure Numerator

Patients with documentation, at least once within 12 months, of the findings of the dilated macular or fundus exam via communication to the physician who manages the patient’s diabetic care.

 

Measure Denominator

All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy who had a dilated macular or fundus exam performed.