Referral for Otologic Evaluation for Patients with Acute or Chronic Dizziness - ICD-10-CM Quality Payment Program Measure

Quality Measure Description Measure Type High Priority Submission Methods
Referral for Otologic Evaluation for Patients with Acute or Chronic DizzinessPercentage of patients aged birth and older referred to a physician (preferably a physician specially trained in disorders of the ear) for an otologic evaluation subsequent to an audiologic evaluation after presenting with acute or chronic dizziness.ProcessYESClaims, Registry

Linked ICD-10 Codes

The following ICD-10-CM codes are linked to the quality measure referral for otologic evaluation for patients with acute or chronic dizziness when used as part of a patient's medical record. This Quality Measure is part of Medicare's Quality Payment Program (QPP).

ICD CodeDescriptionCategory
H81.10Benign paroxysmal vertigo, unspecified earDisorders of vestibular function (H81)
H81.11Benign paroxysmal vertigo, right earDisorders of vestibular function (H81)
H81.12Benign paroxysmal vertigo, left earDisorders of vestibular function (H81)
H81.13Benign paroxysmal vertigo, bilateralDisorders of vestibular function (H81)
R42Dizziness and giddinessDizziness and giddiness (R42)

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