Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults

Last updated: March 22, 2017

CMS Measure ID: CMS127v5
Version: 5
NQF Number: 0043
Measure Description:

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

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions:

None

Numerator Statement:

Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None

Measure Steward: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Domain: Community/Population Health
Previous Version: Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
Improvement Notation:

Higher score indicates better quality

Guidance:

None

Specifications

Release Notes

Header

  • Updated Clinical Recommendation Statement.

    Section: Clinical Recommendation Statement

    Source: Measure Lead

  • ‚ÄčUpdated Copyright.

    Section: Copyright

    Source: Annual Update

  • Incremented eMeasure Version number.

    Section: eMeasure Version number

    Source: Annual Update

  • Removed the guidance statement as it no longer aligns with the clinical guidelines.

    Section: Guidance

    Source: Measure Lead

  • Updated References.

    Section: Reference

    Source: Measure Lead

  • Updated measure name to harmonize with the endorsed measure name.

    Section: Title

    Source: Measure Lead

Logic

  • Replaced 'Medication' QDM category with 'Immunization' QDM category for instances associated with a vaccination/immunization value set (CVX) to conform to QDM 4.2 changes.

    Section: Numerator

    Source: QDM Standards

  • Replaced 'Medication' QDM category with 'Immunization' QDM category for instances associated with a vaccination/immunization value set (CVX) to conform to QDM 4.2 changes.

    Section: QDM Data Elements

    Source: QDM Standards

Value Set

  • Value set Pneumococcal Vaccine Administered (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.110.12.1034): Added 1 CPT code (90670).

    Section: None

    Source: None

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