Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Complete Lipid Panel and LDL Control

Last updated: May 4, 2017

CMS Measure ID: CMS182v4
Version: 4
NQF Number: 0075
Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were discharged alive for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period, or who had an active diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period, and who had a complete lipid profile performed during the measurement period and whose LDL-C was adequately controlled (< 100 mg/dL).

Initial Patient Population:

Patients 18 years of age and older with a visit during the measurement period, and an active diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period, or who were discharged alive for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Patient Population

Denominator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Numerator Statement:

Numerator 1: Patients with a complete lipid profile performed during the measurement period

Numerator 2: Patients whose most recent LDL-C level performed during the measurement period is <100 mg/dL

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Complete Lipid Panel and LDL Control
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance:

Only patients who were discharged alive for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are included in this measure

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