Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS160v3|
Adult patients age 18 and older with the diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia who have a PHQ-9 tool administered at least once during a 4-month period in which there was a qualifying visit.
|Initial Patient Population:||
Adult patients age 18 and older with an office visit and the diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia during each four month period
Equals the Initial Patient Population
Adult patients who have a PHQ-9 tool administered at least once during the four-month period.
|Measure Steward:||MN Community Measurement|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|Next Version:||Depression Utilization of the PHQ-9 Tool|
Higher scores indicate better quality