Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

Last updated: May 4, 2017

CMS Measure ID: CMS127v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: 0043
Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine.

Initial Patient Population:

Patients 65 years of age and older with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Patient Population

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Numerator Statement:

Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance:

It is recommended that patients 65 years of age or older receive one pneumococcal vaccination in their lifetime.

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