Last updated: May 18, 2016
|CMS Measure ID:||CMS127v3|
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine.
|Initial Patient Population:||
Patients 65 years of age and older with a visit during the measurement period
Equals Initial Patient Population
Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination
|Measure Steward:||National Committee for Quality Assurance|
|National Quality Strategy Domain:||Effective Clinical Care|
|Next Version:||Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults|
Higher score indicates better quality
It is recommended that patients 65 years of age or older receive one pneumococcal vaccination in their lifetime.