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Measure The Right Thing: Quality Measures

The US Wound & Podiatry Registries created Quality Measures specific to Wound Care and Podiatry that CMS approved.
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Quality Measures: provided by the US Wound & Podiatry Registries, Developed with Clinical Associations.

The Quality measure listed below were developed in conjunction with various specialty organizations. Those specialty organizations include the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders, the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), and the American Podiatric Management Association (APMA).
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2023 Wound-Relevant Quality Measures from the US Wound Registry, Approved by CMS

Measure Number Title Specification
CDR2 Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) Healing or Closure
CDR6 Venous Leg Ulcer (VLU) Healing or Closure
CDR8 Appropriate Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers
USWR22 Patient Reported Nutritional Assessment and Intervention Plan in Patients with Wounds and Ulcers
USWR26 Patient Reported Outcome of Late Effects of Radiation Symptoms Following Treatment with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
USWR29 Adequate Off-loading of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs) Performed at Each Visit, Appropriate to Location of Ulcer
USWR30 Non Invasive Arterial Assessment of Patients with Lower Extremity Wounds or Ulcers for Determination of Healing Potential
USWR31 Pressure Ulcer (PU) Healing or Closure (not on the lower extremity)
USWR32 Adequate Compression at Each Visit for Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers (VLUs) Appropriate to Arterial Supply

*CMS has not yet provided 2023 MIPS measures. We will update this page as soon as they become available.

2022 WOUND-RELEVANT QUALITY MEASURES FROM THE US WOUND REGISTRY, APPROVED BY CMS

Measure Number Title Specification
CDR2 Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) Healing or Closure
CDR6 Venous Leg Ulcer (VLU) Healing or Closure
CDR8 Appropriate Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers
USWR22 Patient Reported Nutritional Assessment and Intervention Plan in Patients with Wounds and Ulcers
USWR26 Patient Reported Outcome of Late Effects of Radiation Symptoms Following Treatment with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
USWR29 Adequate Off-loading of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs) Performed at Each Visit, Appropriate to Location of Ulcer
USWR30 Non Invasive Arterial Assessment of Patients with Lower Extremity Wounds or Ulcers for Determination of Healing Potential
USWR31 Pressure Ulcer (PU) Healing or Closure (not on the lower extremity)
USWR32 Adequate Compression at Each Visit for Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers (VLUs) Appropriate to Arterial Supply

2022 MIPS Quality Measures from CMS Suggested for Wound Care and Podiatry

Measure Number Title Specification
MIPS 1 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
MIPS 47 Advance Care Plan
MIPS 110 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
MIPS 111 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
MIPS 126 Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Food and Ankle Care, Peripheral Neuropathy - Neurological Evaluation
MIPS 127 Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle Care, Ulcer Prevention - Evaluation of Footwear
MIPS 128 Preventative Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
MIPS 181 Elder Maltreatment Screen and Follow-Up Plan
MIPS 226 Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
MIPS 238 Use of High Risk Medications in the Elderly
MIPS 431 Preventative Care and Screening: Unhealthy Alcohol Use - Screening