Breast Cancer Screening

Last updated: May 4, 2017

CMS Measure ID: CMS125v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: None
Measure Description:

Percentage of women 40–69 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.

Initial Patient Population:

Women 41–69 years of age with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Patient Population

Denominator Exclusions:

Women who had a bilateral mastectomy or for whom there is evidence of two unilateral mastectomies

Numerator Statement:

Women with one or more mammograms during the measurement period or the year prior to the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: Breast Cancer Screening
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

Higher score equals better quality.

Guidance:

None

Specifications

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