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AQUA QCDR Measures

The AUA Quality (AQUA) Registry has once again been recognized by CMS as a  Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for 2022.


2022 AQUA QPP Measures

1

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (>9%)

47

Communication and Care Coordination

Advance Care Plan

48

Effective Clinical Care

Urinary Incontinence: Assessment of Presence or Absence of Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older

50

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes

Urinary Incontinence: Plan of Care for Urinary Incontinence in Women Aged 65 Years and Older

102

Efficiency and Cost Reduction

Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

104

Effective Clinical Care

Prostate Cancer: Combination Androgen Deprivation Therapy for High Risk or Very High Risk Prostate Cancer

110

Community / Population Health

Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

111

Community / Population Health

Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults

112

Effective Clinical Care

Breast Cancer Screening

113

Effective Clinical Care

Colorectal Cancer Screening

117

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Eye Exam

119

Effective Clinical Care

Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

128

Community / Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

130

Patient Safety

Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

134

Community / Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan

226

Community / Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use:  Screening and Cessation Intervention

236

Effective Clinical Care

Controlling High Blood Pressure

265

Communication and Care Coordination

Biopsy Follow-Up

317

Community / Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented

318

Community / Population Health

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

357

Effective Clinical Care

Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

358

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes

Patient-Centered Surgical Risk Assessment & Communication

370

Effective Clinical Care

Depression Remission at Twelve Months

374

Communication & Care Coordination

Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report

431

Community / Population Health

Preventive Care and Screening Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief Counseling

432

Patient Safety

Proportion of Patients Sustaining a Bladder Injury at the Time of any Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair

433

Patient Safety

Proportion of Patients Sustaining a Bowel Injury at the time of any Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair

438

Effective Clinical Care

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

462

Effective Clinical Care

Bone density evaluation for patient with Prostate Cancer and receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

476

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes

Urinary Symptom Score Change 6-12 Months After Diagnosis of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

481

Effective Clinical Care

Intravesical Bacillus-Calmette Guerin for Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer


2022 Measure Resources:

  1. PY2022 Maximum Point Values for AQUA Supported Measures
  2. 2022 Non-QPP Measure Specification Changes from 2021
  3. 2022 QPP Measure Specification Changes from 2021
  4. 2022 AQUA Benchmarks and Maximum Point Values

2022 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2021 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2020 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2019 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2018 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2017 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

2016 QCDR Measures Quicklist [ pdf]

Disclaimer: The AUA encourages practices to download and review CMS' improvement activity (IA) data validation requirements. Providers should maintain documentation supporting the compilation of each activity, in the event of a future CMS audit. Additionally, the AUA AQUA Registry cannot guarantee a positive or negative payment adjustment at any time.

Questions?

If you have questions or would like to directly discuss your options with AQUA, connect with one of our Registry Coordinators.
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Important Dates & Deadlines

April 1, 2022
AQUA Registry Recruitment Period Begins

 

July 1, 2022
Deadline to Sign-up or Upgrade for 2022 MIPS

  

October 1, 2022
Recruitment Closes for Non-MIPS Participation


February 25, 2023

Sign and Upload Data Release Consent Forms (DRCF) and TIN CMS 1500 Forms on AQUA Registry Dashboard

March 15, 2023
AQUA Internal 2022 MIPS Submission Deadline

 
March 31, 2023
CMS Official 2022 MIPS Submission Deadline


April 1, 2023
AQUA Registry Recruitment Period Begins

*Disclaimer: If your institution expects third parties to use their institution-specific BAA, has complex security requirements or other special issues, make sure to start the enrollment process as soon as possible to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed prior to the deadline.

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