MCAS Measure DEV-Developmental Screening in the First Three Years of Life

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Date: March 4, 2022
To: Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) Practitioners, Providers & Facilities
From: HPSJ Quality Management Department
Subject: MCAS Measure DEV-Developmental Screening in the First Three Years of Life
Business: Medi-Cal Managed Care

Please review the Developmental Screening (DEV) Measure below:

Measure Definition

Patients screened for at risk developmental, behavioral, and social delays using a standardized screening tool in the 12 months preceding or on their first, second, or third birthdays.

Medical Record Documentation Best Practices

Coding your Claims and Encounters

DEV is an administrative measure and data can only be collected through claims and encounter data. It is important that you ensure you have coded all your claims and encounters for your patients’ visits to the highest level of specificity.

Code Type Code Definition
CPT 96110 Developmental Screening

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Posted on March 7th, 2022 and last modified on March 7th, 2022.

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