117. Diabetes: Eye Exam

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

This measure is to be reported a minimum of once per performance period for patients with diabetes mellitus seen during the performance period. This measure may be reported by eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on services provided and the measure-specific denominator coding.