Cervical Cancer Screening

Last updated: May 18, 2016

CMS Measure ID: CMS124v3
Version: 3
NQF Number: 0032
Measure Description:

Percentage of women 21-64 years of age, who received one or more Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer.

Initial Patient Population:

Women 23-64 years of age with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Patient Population

Denominator Exclusions:

Women who had a hysterectomy with no residual cervix

Numerator Statement:

Women with one or more Pap tests during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: Cervical Cancer Screening
Measure Score: Proportion
Score Type: Process
Improvement Notation:

Higher score equals better quality.

Guidance:

None

Specifications

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