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ophthalmology: diabetic retinopathy

Objective: To document the level of severity of retinopathy and the presence or absence of macular edema for the purpose of assisting with the ongoing plan of care for a patient with diabetic retinopathy.  Timely communication to the patient's managing physician of the occurrence of an office visit and eye examination is important to ensure continuity of care.



Year over Year Performance Indicator

Documentation of the Presence or Absence of Macular Edema*

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result

Communication with the Physician Managing the Ongoing Diabetes Care* Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result

 *Measure had an increased performance threshold in 2011. 

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