National Committee for Quality Assurance

Anti-depressant Medication Management

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were diagnosed with major depression and treated with antidepressant medication, and who remained on antidepressant medication treatment. Two rates are reported.

a. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 84 days (12 weeks).

b. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 180 days (6 months).

Diabetes: Eye Exam

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had a retinal or dilated eye exam by an eye care professional during the measurement period or a negative retinal exam (no evidence of retinopathy) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period

Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 13 years of age and older with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following. Two rates are reported.

  • Percentage of patients who initiated treatment within 14 days of the diagnosis.
  • Percentage of patients who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with an AOD diagnosis within 30 days of the initiation visit.