National Committee for Quality Assurance

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

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Complete Lipid Profile and LDL-C Control (<100 mg/dL)

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period, or who had a diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period, and who had a complete lipid profile performed during the measurement period and whose most recent Low-density Lipoprotein (LDL-C) was adequately controlled (< 100 mg/dL)

Cervical Cancer Screening

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of women 21-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer using either of the following criteria:

  • Women age 21-64 who had cervical cytology performed every 3 years
  • Women age 30-64 who had cervical cytology/human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing performed every 5 years

Anti-depressant Medication Management

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were treated with antidepressant medication, had a diagnosis of major depression, and who remained on an 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).