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2018 Pathology Quality Measures

Access 2019 Pathology Quality Measures

You may access the 2019 Pathology Quality Measures for reporting purposes.

In 2018, the Pathologists Quality Registry offered 17 quality reporting measures all developed by the CAP. Eight were Quality Payment Program (QPP) measures to be reported through a registry or billing claims. The remaining nine were specific pathology measures approved by the CMS as qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) measures—exclusively available in the Pathologists Quality Registry.

Pathologists Quality Registry QPP Measures

These measures were available for reporting to the CMS using the Pathologists Quality Registry, through billing/claims, and other registries.

QPP 99: Breast Cancer Resection Pathology Reporting Registry and Claims Specifications
QPP 100: Colorectal Cancer Resection Pathology Reporting Registry and Claims Specifications
QPP 249: Barrett Esophagus Pathology Reporting Registry and Claims Specifications
QPP 250: Radical Prostatectomy Pathology Reporting Registry and Claims Specifications
QPP 251: Evaluation of HER2 for Breast Cancer Patients Registry and Claims Specifications
QPP 395: Lung Cancer Reporting (biopsy/cytology specimens)** Registry and Claims Specifications 
QPP 396: Lung Cancer Reporting (resection specimens)** Registry and Claims Specifications 
QPP 397: Melanoma Reporting** Registry and Claims Specifications 

Pathologists Quality Registry QCDR Measures

Resources

Claims-Based Instruction Sheet

The CAP developed a Claims-Based Instruction Sheet to help you submit data on quality measures for MIPS through claims. The corresponding 2018 QPP Reporting Codes can help on which codes to report.

Related Resources

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)