2021 MIPS Measure #460: Back Pain After Lumbar Fusion 

Measure Type High Priority Measure? Collection Type(s)
Patient Reported Outcome yes MIPS CQM


Measure Description

For patients 18 years of age or older who had a lumbar fusion procedure, back pain is rated by the patient as less than or equal to 3.0 OR an improvement of 5.0 points or greater on the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) Pain* scale at one year (9 to 15 months) postoperatively* hereafter referred to as VAS Pain.