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Routine assessments of disease activity and functional status are a key part of high-quality rheumatologic care. The ACR endorses five rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity measures, as well as three RA functional status assessment measures for use in routine clinical practice.
2019 Update of the American College of Rheumatology Recommended Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Measures
2019 American College of Rheumatology Recommended Patient-Reported Functional Status Assessment Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Calculators (includes the five disease activity measures)
The ACR is using the results of this work to update its quality measures in a variety of payment programs. Providers who report through the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will see changes to the following reportable quality measures for the 2020 performance year (January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020).
For more information about this measure, please contact Daniel Aletaha, MD.
For more information about these measures, please contact P.L. C.M. van Riel.
For more information about this measure, see the National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases website.
For more information about this measure, please contact Frederick Wolfe, MD.
For information about this measure, see the PROMIS page on the HealthMeasures website.
The MDHAQ™ and the RAPID3™ are protected by copyright and owned by Theodore Pincus, MD. All requests for permission must be made in writing, in advance of intended use. For more information about these measures, please contact Theodore Pincus, MD.
For more information about this measure, please contact Josef Smolen, MD.