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National Quality Strategy Domain: Community/Population Health

Meaningful Measure Area: Prevention and Treatment of Opiod and Substance Use Disorders

Measure Type: Process

High Priority: No

Description: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user.

Instructions: This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients seen during the performance period. This measure is intended to reflect the quality of services provided for preventive screening for tobacco use. For the purposes of the measure, the most recent denominator eligible encounter should be used to determine if the numerator action for each of the submission criteria was performed within the 24 month look back period from the date of the most recent denominator eligible encounter. It is anticipated that Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on the services provided will submit this measure.

Measure #226 Specifications

National Quality Strategy Domain: Community/Population Health

Meaningful Measure Area: Prevention and Treatment of Opiod and Substance Use Disorders

Measure Type: Process

High Priority: No

Description: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received tobacco cessation intervention if identified as a tobacco user.

Instructions: This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients seen during the performance period. This measure is intended to reflect the quality of services provided for preventive screening for tobacco use. For the purposes of the measure, the most recent denominator eligible encounter should be used to determine if the numerator action for each of the submission criteria was performed within the 24 month look back period from the date of the most recent denominator eligible encounter. It is anticipated that Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on the services provided will submit this measure.

Measure #226 Specifications

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