Your Comments on Epilepsy Performance Measures Needed

February 10, 2009


The Academy has developed eight performance measures for epilepsy, and now your expert opinion on the measures is needed. The 30-day open public comment period runs from February 11 to 6:00 p.m. ET on March 12, 2009.

This call for comments is open to the public.

Submit your comments today.

The epilepsy measures include:

  • Seizure Type and Frequency
  • Etiology or Epilepsy Type
  • EEG
  • MRI/CT
  • AED Side Effects
  • Refractory Epilepsy Referral
  • Safety and Driving
  • Women of Childbearing Potential

View and comment on the full measurement set.

Neurologists and other practitioners need become familiar with these measures as they begin to be implemented in quality improvement programs  and/or pay-for-reporting programs such as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI).