Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS163v3|
Percentage of patients 18–75 years of age with diabetes whose LDL-C was adequately controlled (<100 mg/dL) during the measurement period.
|Initial Patient Population:||
Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period
Equals Initial Patient Population
Patients whose most recent LDL-C level performed during the measurement period is <100 mg/dL
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|Next Version:||Diabetes: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Management|
Higher score indicates better quality
The patient is not numerator compliant if the result for the most recent LDL-C test during the measurement period is >= 100 mg/dL, or is missing, or if an LDL-C test was not performed during the measurement period.
Only patients with a diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes should be included in the denominator of this measure; patients with a diagnosis of secondary diabetes due to another condition should not be included.