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Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults

Measure Information 2021 Performance Period
CMS Measure ID CMS127v9
NQF Number Not Applicable
Measure Description

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

Initial Population

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

Denominator Statement

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions

Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period

Numerator Statement

Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination before the end of the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

Measure Steward National Committee for Quality Assurance
Quality Domain Community/Population Health
Measure Scoring Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure
Improvement Notation

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

Patient self-report for procedures as well as immunization s should be recorded in 'Procedure, Performed' template or 'Immunization, Administered' template in QRDA-1.

ACIP (Kobayashi, 2015) provides guidance about the proper interval and relative timing for the administration of two pneumococcal vaccines; this measure assesses whether patients have received at least one of either vaccine.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center for more information on the QDM.

MIPS Quality ID 111
Meaningful Measure Preventive Care
Telehealth Eligible Yes
Next Version
Previous Version No Version Available

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Measure Information 2021 Performance Period 2022 Performance Period 2023 Performance Period
CMS Measure ID CMS127v9 CMS127v10 CMS127v11
NQF Number Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Measure Description

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

Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine

Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who have received a pneumococcal vaccine

Initial Population

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

Patients 66 years of age and older with a visit during the measurement period

Patients 66 years of age and older at the start of the measurement period with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period. Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period
Numerator Statement

Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination before the end of the measurement period

Patients who received a pneumococcal vaccination on or after their 60th birthday and before the end of the measurement period; or ever had an adverse reaction to the vaccine before the end of the measurement period

Patients who received a pneumococcal vaccination on or after their 60th birthday and before the end of the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

None

None

Measure Steward National Committee for Quality Assurance National Committee for Quality Assurance National Committee for Quality Assurance
Quality Domain Community/Population Health Community/Population Health Community/Population Health
Measure Scoring Proportion measure Proportion measure Proportion measure
Measure Type Process measure Process measure Process measure
Improvement Notation

Higher score indicates better quality

Higher score indicates better quality

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

Patient self-report for procedures as well as immunization s should be recorded in 'Procedure, Performed' template or 'Immunization, Administered' template in QRDA-1.

ACIP (Kobayashi, 2015) provides guidance about the proper interval and relative timing for the administration of two pneumococcal vaccines; this measure assesses whether patients have received at least one of either vaccine.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center for more information on the QDM.

Patient self-report for procedures as well as immunizations should be recorded in 'Procedure, Performed' template or 'Immunization, Administered' template in QRDA-1.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.5. Please refer to the eCQI resource center (https://ecqi.healthit.gov/qdm) for more information on the QDM.

This eCQM is a patient-based measure.

This version of the eCQM uses QDM version 5.6. Please refer to the QDM page for more information on the QDM.

MIPS Quality ID 111 111 111
Meaningful Measure Preventive Care Preventive Care Preventive Care
Telehealth Eligible Yes Yes Yes
Next Version CMS127v10 CMS127v11 No Version Available
Previous Version No Version Available

Release Notes

Header

  • Updated eCQM Version Number.

    Measure Section: eCQM Version Number

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated copyright.

    Measure Section: Copyright

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Added text to identify the Quality Data Model (QDM) version used in the measure specification.

    Measure Section: Guidance

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Added text to indicate whether the measure is patient-based or episode-based.

    Measure Section: Guidance

    Source of Change: Standards Update

Logic

  • Updated the names of Clinical Quality Language (CQL) definitions, functions, and/or aliases for clarification and to align with the CQL Style Guide.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated the names of CQL definitions, functions, and/or aliases for clarification and to align with the CQL Style Guide.

    Measure Section: Functions

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • CQL Library version update: Updated version number of the Hospice Library (Hospice-2.2.000).

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • QDM v5.5 standards update: Added 'relevantDatetime' attribute to QDM datatypes. 'RelevantDatetime' indicates when the action occurred whereas 'authorDatetime' indicates when the action was recorded.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated CQL expression to conform with the HL7 Standard: Clinical Quality Language Specification, Release 1 STU 4 (CQL 1.4).

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated version number of the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT) Global Common Functions Library (MATGlobalCommonFunctions-5.0.000). Updated definitions and functions in the MAT Global Common Functions Library to align with standards changes, CQL Style Guide, and to include one new function related to calculating length of hospital stays with observation stays.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

Value Set

The VSAC is the source of truth for the value set content, please visit the VSAC for downloads of current value sets.

  • Value set Nursing Facility Visit (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1012): Added 3 CPT codes (99315, 99316, 99318) based on updated evidence in published guidelines, published literature, or from published specialty medical society or group recommendations, to capture additional nursing facility visit encounter types.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

Last Updated: May 04, 2022