Get our detailed analysis and review of CMS data for JARED THURSTON.

Data is as of November 16, 2023.

A Review of the Data

Prepared by Richard Saunders as of November 16, 2023.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") compiles and distributes more than 17 tables of data on medical professionals on a sporadic basis. Some of the tables contain more than a million records which makes it very difficult to manage them. There is a lot of information to pour through when trying to understand JARED THURSTON. Luckily, we are here to help! I’ve put together this page to help you to get a better idea of what the JARED THURSTON does, their affiliations and much more. (If you want to jump to a specific section of the review, here are the section headers: Specialities, Ratings, Office Locations, Affiliations, and Other Doctors.

In the briefest summary, JARED THURSTON is a specialist in OPHTHALMOLOGY. No other specialties were noted. JARED THURSTON attended WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, graduating in 2009. He maintains 1 office locations. He is affiliated with 2 medical organizations (including hospitals, hospices, and skilled nursing facilities).

National Provider Number (NPI):


Specialties and Sub-Specialties:

JARED THURSTON is a specialist in OPHTHALMOLOGY. No other specialties were noted.

OPHTHALMOLOGY: Ophthalmologists see patients for problems related to vision, such as glaucoma, and also perform cataract and Lasik eye surgery. Ophthalmologists can also prescribe glasses and contact lenses for vision correction, but often people go to Optometrists for this service as well. (more information)

JARED THURSTON Reviews and Ratings


MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.

MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.

Final MIPS Score 100
Final MIPS Score without CPB 98.5
PI Category Score 95
IA Category Score 40
Quality Category Score 100

Measures and Activities

These are important measures that CMS tracks for each doctor. Not all doctors or medical professionals have data.

Glaucoma Intraocular Pressure Reduction
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Dilated Macular Examination
Diabetes: Eye Exam
Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation
Provide Patients Electronic Access to Their Health Information
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
Clinical Data Registry Reporting Yes
Immunization Registry Reporting Exclusion Yes
Implementation of documentation improvements for practice/process improvements Yes
ONC Direct Review Attestation Yes
ONC-ACB Surveillance Attestation Yes
Practice Improvements for Bilateral Exchange of Patient Information Yes
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 99%
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 99%
Security Risk Analysis Yes
Support Electronic Referral Loops By Receiving and Incorporating Health Information Exclusion Yes
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly 0%

Office Locations and Phone Numbers for JARED THURSTON

The NursingHomeDatabase database has 1 office location for JARED THURSTON.

HOUMA, LA 70360

Group and Medical Organization Affiliations for JARED THURSTON

Doctors Groups:

JARED THURSTON is not associated with any doctor groups.

Medical Organizations:



Other Doctors in the Area Specializing in OPHTHALMOLOGY that are similar to JARED THURSTON

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