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MIPS - Quality Measures - Perioperative Care: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis (When Indicated in ALL Patients)

Quality Measures

Category QUALITY
Description Percentage of surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures for which venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis is indicated in all patients, who had an order for Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH), Low- Dose Unfractionated Heparin (LDUH), adjusted-dose warfarin, fondaparinux or mechanical prophylaxis to be given within 24 hours prior to incision time or within 24 hours after surgery end time
eMeasure ID
First Performance Year 2017
Last Performance Year
Metric Type singlePerformanceRate
National Quality Strategy Domain PS
Measure Type process
eMeasure UUID
NQF eMeasure ID
NQF ID 0239
Is High Priority?
Is Inverse?
Overall Algorithm
Primary Steward American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Submission Methods claims,registry
Eligibility Options
Performance Options
Is Risk Adjusted?
Vendor ID
Is Registry Measure?
Registry Measure Spec https://qpp.cms.gov/docs/QPP_quality_measure_specifications/Claims-Registry-Measures/2017_Measure_023_Registry.pdf
Web Interface Measure Spec
Claims Measure Spec https://qpp.cms.gov/docs/QPP_quality_measure_specifications/Claims-Registry-Measures/2017_Measure_023_Claims.pdf

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