HIV/AIDS: Medical Visit

Last updated: May 17, 2016

CMS Measure ID: CMS62v4
Version: 4
NQF Number: None
Measure Description:

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS with at least two medical visits during the measurement year with a minimum of 90 days between each visit

Initial Patient Population:

All patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS seen within a 12 month period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Numerator Statement:

Patients with at least two medical visits during the measurement year with a minimum of 90 days between each visit

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
National Quality Strategy Domain: Effective Clinical Care
Next Version: HIV/AIDS: Medical Visit
Previous Version: HIV/AIDS: Medical Visit
Measure Score: Proportion
Improvement Notation:

A higher score indicates better quality

Guidance:

A medical visit is any visit with a health care professional who provides routine primary care for the patient with HIV/AIDS (may be but is not limited to a primary care clinician, ob/gyn, pediatrician, infectious disease specialist).

Specifications

Release Notes

Header

  • Copyright updated.
  • Disclaimer updated.
  • eMeasure version number incremented.
  • Reference updated

Logic

  • Introduced function 'satisfies all' to specify that qualifying events must meet all conditions from a set of conditions or 'satisfies any' to specify that qualifying events must meet at least one condition from a set of conditions to streamline expression logic.
  • Introduced variable $HIVVisit to allow re-use of logical expressions and reduce redundancy/complexity.
  • Replaced 'starts before or during' (SBOD) with 'starts before end of' (SBE).

Value Sets

  • Value set HIV (OID 2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.120.12.1003): Added 2 SNOMED codes (405631006, 91948008).

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