Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS82v2|
The percentage of children who turned 6 months of age during the measurement year, who had a face-to-face visit between the clinician and the child during child’s first 6 months, and who had a maternal depression screening for the mother at least once between 0 and 6 months of life.
|Initial Patient Population:||
Children with a visit who turned 6 months of age in the measurement period.
Equals Initial Patient Population
Children with documentation of maternal screening or treatment for postpartum depression for the mother.
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Community, Population and Public Health|
|Next Version:||Maternal Depression Screening|
Higher score indicates better quality
The eMeasure specifies only patient's record, looking for the newly allocated SNOMED codes that allow providers to record the screening and treatment of the mother, but the endorsed measure relies on notes from the patient's and mother's charts.