Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Last updated: May 4, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of the following patients - all considered at high risk of cardiovascular events - who were prescribed or were on statin therapy during the measurement period:

*Adults aged >= 21 years who were previously diagnosed with or currently have an active diagnosis of clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD); OR