NQF 0575

Diabetes: HbA1c Control < 8%
The percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 or type 2) who had HbA1c <8.0%

Correct Reporting

Negative but in Denominator

Positive - counts in numerator and denominator
- looks for CPT codes "83036" or "83037"

In Denominator

- looks for patients with a diabetes mellitus ICD9: "250.00", "250.01", "250.02", "250.03", "250.10", "250.11", "250.12", "250.13", "250.20", "250.21", "250.22", "250.23", "250.30", "250.31", "250.32", "250.33", "250.40", "250.41", "250.42", "250.43", "250.50", "250.51", "250.52", "250.53", "250.60", "250.61", "250.62", "250.63", "250.70", "250.71", "250.72", "250.73", "250.80", "250.81", "250.82", "250.83", "250.90", "250.91", "250.92", "250.93", "357.2", "362.01", "362.02", "362.03", "362.04", "362.05", "362.06", "362.07", "366.41", "648.00", "648.01", "648.02", "648.03", "648.04"

Incorrectly Reporting

If the information above isn't entered in every appointment, that patient will not be counted in the numerator or denominator.

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