How does ASPIRE calculate performance for the ‘smoking status within 30 days prior to surgery’ measure?
How does ASPIRE calculate performance to determine the proportion of current smokers that have smoking treatment documented?
- Refer to the SMOK-02 measure specification for details regarding how data is captured and reported for this metric
- Note: The month with the highest performance score during the measurement time period will be used to determine if success is ≥ 10% for the measure.
What is the measurement time period for 2023 VBR?
- December 1, 2021 – November 30, 2022
Smoking Status Definitions
How does ASPIRE determine smoking status for other tobacco products (vape/e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, etc.)?
- Smokeless tobacco/chew use without documentation to indicate current or former smoker is considered non-smoker
- Documentation of vape/e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco use is considered ‘current smoker’
Smoking Treatment Definitions
How does ASPIRE define ‘smoking treatment?’
Documentation of smoking cessation intervention including:
- Referral for tobacco cessation counseling
- Patient refusal or documentation suggesting ‘no interest in quitting’ or ‘patient declined’
What services for treatment are available for Michigan sites?
- Patients can receive text message support from the Healthy Behaviors of Michigan (HBOM) hotline by visiting their website: https://www.hbomich.org/signup/
- Patients and providers can contact the Michigan Tobacco Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or https://michigan.quitlogix.org/en-US/
- Most hospitals also offer an internal tobacco cessation service