HIV/AIDS: Medical Visit

Last updated: May 18, 2016

CMS Measure ID: CMS62v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: None
Measure Description:

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS with at least two medical visits during the measurement year with a minimum of 90 days between each visit

Initial Patient Population:

All patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS seen within a 12 month period

Denominator Statement:

Equals initial patient population

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Numerator Statement:

Patients with at least two medical visits during the measurement year with a minimum of 90 days between each visit

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: HIV/AIDS: Medical Visit
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

A higher score indicates better quality

Guidance:

A medical visit is any visit with a health care professional who provides routine primary care for the patient with HIV/AIDS (may be but is not limited to a primary care clinician, ob/gyn, pediatrician, infectious disease specialist).

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