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  • IRIS6: Acquired Involutional Entropion: Normalized lid position after surgical repair

    Updated December 2022. No changes for 2023. 
    The measure is approved for traditional MIPS submission pathway only.

    Care Setting: Ambulatory Care: Clinician Office/Clinic

    Reporting Option: 

    • IRIS Registry QCDR for EHR: groups and individuals
    • IRIS Registry QCDR manual data entry: groups and individuals

    Measure Type: Outcome 

    NQS Domain: Effective Clinical Care

    Meaningful Measure Area: Management of chronic Conditions

    Description: Percentage of surgical entropion patients with normalized lid position within 90 days postoperatively.

    Risk Adjusted: No 
    Performance Rate: 1
    High Priority Measure: Yes 
    Inverse Measure: No
    Proportional Measure

    To Which Patients Does the Measure Apply?

    Denominator: All patients aged 18 years or older with a diagnosis of involutional entropion who underwent a surgical procedure for the condition.

    There are three criteria for inclusion of a patient into the denominator.

    1. Patient characteristics: Description located in “Denominator” (see above).
    2. Diagnosis codes (ICD-10-CM): Codes located in “Diagnosis Codes.”
    3. Procedure codes (CPT): Codes located in “CPT Codes.” 

    Diagnosis Codes

    • Senile entropion (ICD-10: H02.031, H02.032, H02.033, H02.034, H02.035, H02.036, H02.039)

    CPT Codes

    Entropion surgical procedure

    • Lateral canthoplasty (CPT: 67950)
    • Lateral tarsal strip (CPT: 67917)
    • Entropion repair (CPT: 67924)
    • Excision and repair of eyelid (CPT: 67961)
    • Excision and repair of eyelid (CPT: 67966)

    How to Report the Measure

    Numerator: Patients with normalized lid position within 90 days postoperatively 

    EHR-IRIS Registry Integration

    We have had difficulty identifying pre and post op lid position descriptions.  To improve capture of this measures, it would be helpful if you could document these in your electronic health record notes:

      1. “Normal or normalized lid position” in your assessment and notes within 90 days of surgery OR
      2. “Abnormal or not normalized lid position” in your assessment and notes within 90 days of surgery

    How CMS Scores Your Performance

    See QPP resource library for benchmarks.


    This measure has been developed by the H. Dunbar Hoskins Jr. MD Center for Quality Eye Care of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The measure is not a clinical guideline and does not establish a medical standard. It has not been tested in all possible applications.

    The measure, while copyrighted, can be reproduced and distributed with appropriate credit, without modification, for noncommercial purposes, e.g., use by health care providers in connection with their practices. The American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages use of the measure by other health care professionals, where applicable.

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    © 2017-2023 American Academy of Ophthalmology. All rights reserved. Limited proprietary coding from Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) is contained in the measure specifications. Users of this code set should obtain all necessary licenses. The Academy disclaims all liability for use or accuracy of the coding contained in these measure specifications. CPT® contained in the measures specifications is copyright 2023 American Medical Association.