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Chlamydia Screening for Women

General eCQM Information

CMS Measure ID CMS153v10
NQF Number Not Applicable
Measure Description

Percentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement period

Initial Population Women 16 to 24 years of age who are sexually active and who had a visit in the measurement period
Denominator Statement

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions

Women who are only eligible for the initial population due to a pregnancy test and who had an order for an x-ray or for a specified medication within 7 days of the pregnancy test.

Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.

Numerator Statement

Women with at least one chlamydia test during the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions

None

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

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance

Codes to identify sexually active women include codes for: pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, contraceptives or contraceptive devices, and infertility treatments.

The denominator exclusion does not apply to patients who qualify for the initial population (IP) based on services other than the pregnancy test alone. These other services include services for sexually transmitted infections, contraceptives or contraceptive devices and infertility treatments. For example, a patient who has both a pregnancy test and a chlamydia diagnosis, either of which would qualify them for the IP, would not be eligible for this denominator exclusion.

Patient self-report for procedures as well as diagnostic studies should be recorded in 'Procedure, Performed' template or 'Diagnostic Study, Performed' template in QRDA-1. Patient self-report is not allowed for laboratory tests.

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.

Quality ID 310
Meaningful Measure Preventive Care
Telehealth Eligible Yes
Previous Version

Release Notes

Header

  • Updated the eCQM version number.

    Measure Section: eCQM Version Number

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Updated copyright.

    Measure Section: Copyright

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Updated the rationale to align with current evidence.

    Measure Section: Rationale

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the clinical recommendation statement to align with current clinical recommendations.

    Measure Section: Clinical Recommendation Statement

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Revised the denominator exclusions language to reduce ambiguity in the exclusions.

    Measure Section: Denominator Exclusions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Replaced 'overlaps' or 'overlapping' in the denominator exclusions with plain language to clarify the measure intent.

    Measure Section: Denominator Exclusions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Logic

  • Added online assessments and telephone visits as appropriate encounters based on the increased use of telehealth services.

    Measure Section: Initial Population

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Revised the Diagnoses Identifying Sexual Activity definition to improve readability and simplify the logic.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • ​Revised value set names to eliminate hyphens and align with style guide recommendations.

    Measure Section: Definitions

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Updated the version number of the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT) Global Common Functions Library (MATGlobalCommonFunctions-6.2.000). Updated the 'Inpatient Encounter' definition to include a 'day of' timing clarification. Added the following timing functions: Normalize Interval, Has Start, Has End, Latest, Latest Of, Earliest, and Earliest Of. Please see individual measure details for application of specific timing functions.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Added new NormalizeInterval function to timing attributes to decrease implementation burden due to variable use of timing attributes for select QDM data types. The NormalizeInterval function was applied, where applicable, for the following data elements: Assessment, Performed; Device, Applied; Diagnostic Study, Performed; Intervention, Performed; Laboratory Test, Performed; Medication, Administered; Medication, Dispensed; Physical Exam, Performed; Procedure, Performed; Substance, Administered.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Standards Update

  • Updated Hospice CQL Library to version 3.0.000.

    Measure Section: Multiple Sections

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

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 Lab Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.110.12.1051): Added 61 LOINC codes, Deleted 4 LOINC codes (21416-3, 53605-2, 660-1, 73752-8) based on updated evidence in published guidelines, published literature, or from published specialty medical society or group recommendations.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Chlamydia Screening (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.110.12.1052): Added 1 LOINC code (91860-7) based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Value set Lab Tests During Pregnancy (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1007): Added 6 LOINC codes (41067-0, 41096-9, 48802-3, 83072-9, 83073-7, 83075-2) based on updated evidence in published guidelines, published literature, or from published specialty medical society or group recommendations. Deleted 11 LOINC codes (33773-3, 34656-9, 34718-7, 45273-0, 45331-6, 45332-4, 64088-8, 64094-6, 42316-0, 46731-6, 48030-1) based on updated evidence in published guidelines, published literature, or from published specialty medical society or group recommendations.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Diagnostic Studies During Pregnancy (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1008): Added 7 LOINC codes (11776-2, 11869-5, 42138-8, 42453-1, 76514-9, 80414-6, 80416-1) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Procedures During Pregnancy (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1009) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Pregnancy Test (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1011): Added 2 LOINC codes (80385-8, 93769-8) based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Removed value set Delivery Live Births (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1015) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Gonococcal Infections and Venereal Diseases (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.112.12.1001) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Complications of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1012): Added 10 ICD-10-CM codes (O30.131, O30.132, O30.133, O30.139, O34.218, O34.22, O86.0, O99.891, O99.892, O99.893) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback. Deleted 16 ICD-10-CM codes based on terminology update. Added 1627 SNOMED CT codes based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback. Deleted 52 SNOMED CT codes based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set Contraceptive Medications (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.196.12.1080): Added 2 RxNorm codes (2396242, 2396253). Deleted 3 RxNorm codes (105510, 198043, 749856) based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Removed value set Genital Herpes (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.110.12.1049) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Other Female Reproductive Conditions (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1006 based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Chlamydia (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.112.12.1003) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Inflammatory Diseases of Female Reproductive Organs (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.112.12.1004) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set X-Ray Study (all inclusive) (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.198.12.1034): Added 186 LOINC codes based on terminology update. Deleted 2125 LOINC codes based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Value set HIV (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.120.12.1003): Added 9 SNOMED CT codes (10755671000119100, 15928141000119107, 72631000119101, 771119002, 771126002, 771127006, 838377003, 840442003, 840498003) based on terminology update.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Annual Update

  • Added value set Diagnoses used to Indicate Sexual Activity (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1018) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added value set Procedures used to Indicate Sexual Activity (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.111.12.1017) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added value set Telephone Visits (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1080) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Added value set Online Assessment (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.101.12.1089) based on change in measure requirements/measure specification.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Syphilis (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.112.12.1002) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

  • Removed value set Carrier of Predominantly Sexually Transmitted Infection (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.112.11.1023) based on review by technical experts, SMEs, and/or public feedback.

    Measure Section: Terminology

    Source of Change: Measure Lead

Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021