Measure 127 – Diabetes Mellitus: Diabetic Foot and Ankle, Ulcer Prevention

Audit Criteria

When we’re reviewing your clinicians’ data, it may be helpful to know what we are looking for in order for us to verify to CMS that your data is accurate and complete. Measure 127 requires documentation that a patient with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus was evaluated for proper footwear and sizing at least once within 12 months.

This documentation may be found in the patient’s medical record. The relevant document should be made available to the auditor for the patient requested.


What is required for documentation?

The documentation should include the vascular, neurological, dermatological, and structural/biomechanical findings of the evaluation.