Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Initial Antibiotic Selection for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Immunocompetent Patients

Last updated: March 22, 2017

Measure Description:

(PN-6) Immunocompetent patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Population 1 Immunocompetent ICU patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines