Definition: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12 month period who also have a prior MI or a current or prior LVEF <40% who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy.

References: CMS145, NQF 0070, PQRS 7


Denominator: All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12 month period AND who also have prior (within the past 3 years) MI or a current or prior LVEF <40%

Denominator Exclusions: None

Numerator: Patients who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy


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