tci ED Coding & Reimbursement Alert - 2016 Issue 3

PQRS Specifications for Measure 317

Measure #317: Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented Updated Instructions, Numerator Definition (Recommended BP Follow-Up, Recommended Lifestyle Modifications, Second Hypertensive BP Reading Interventions, and Recommended Blood Pressure Follow-Up Interventions), Numerator Note, Numerator Option (G8784) Deleted Denominator Coding, CPT® 97532, 99218, 99219, 99220, 99224, 99225, 99226, 99234, 99235,99236, 99281, 99282, 99283, 99284, 99285, Numerator Option (G8951) Update 12/18/2015 Version 10.1: Added Denominator Coding, CPT® 99281, 99282, 99283, 99284, 99285 Measure 317 Instructions: Report this measure a minimum of once per reporting period for patients seen during the reporting period. Eligible professionals who...

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