While PQRS measures specifications won’t be available until December, we do know which measures are available for 2016. Here’s the breakdown by specialty:

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Physical Therapy

  • #126 Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Peripheral Neuropathy - Neurological Evaluation
  • #127 Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Ulcer Prevention - Evaluation of Footwear
  • #128 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
  • #130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
  • #131 Pain Assessment and Follow-Up
  • #154 Falls: Risk Assessment
  • #155 Falls: Plan of Care
  • #182 Functional Outcome Assessment

Occupational Therapy

  • #128 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
  • #130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
  • #131 Pain Assessment and Follow-Up
  • #134 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan
  • #154 Falls: Risk Assessment
  • #155 Falls: Plan of Care
  • #181 Elder Maltreatment Screen and Follow-Up
  • #182 Functional Outcome Assessment
  • #226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  • #431 Preventive Care and Screening: Unhealthy Alcohol Use - Screening and Brief Counseling (Note that this measure will not be available within WebPT)

Speech-Language Pathology

  • #130 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 
  • #131 Pain Assessment and Follow-Up
  • #226 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

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