The 16 items on MACRA's GI measure set for 2017

In advance of the 2017 transition year for CMS' Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act final rule implementation, the American Gastroenterological Association compiled the complete measure set for GI physicians.

For 2017, physicians need to submit one out of at least six quality measures, attest to at least one improvement activity and report on the required advancing care information measures.

They are:

  1. Measure #047 - Care Plan
  2. Measure #128 - Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index Screening and Follow-Up Plan
  3. Measure #130 - Documentation of Current Medication in the Medical Record
  4. Measure #185 - Colonoscopy Interval for Patient with a History of Adenomatous Polyps - Avoidance of Inappropriate Use
  5. Measure #226 - Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  6. Measure #271 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Preventive Care: Corticosteroid Related Iatrogenic Injury - Bone Loss Assessment
  7. Measure #275 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Assessment of Hepatitis B Virus Status Before Initiating Anti-TNF Therapy
  8. Measure #317 - Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented
  9. Measure #320 - Appropriate Follow-Up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients
  10. Measure #343 - Screening Colonoscopy Adenoma Detection Rate Measure
  11. Measure #374 - Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
  12. Measure #390 - Hepatitis C: Discussion and Shared Decision Making Surrounding Treatment Options
  13. Measure #401 - Hepatitis C: Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Cirrhosis
  14. Measure #402 - Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among Adolescents
  15. Measure #431 - Preventive Care and Screening: Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening and Brief Counseling
  16. Measure #439 - Age Appropriate Screening Colonoscopy

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