Definition: Percentage of patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had hemoglobin A1c > 9.0% during the measurement period.

References: CMS122, NQF 0059

Denominator: Patients 18-75 years of age with diabetes with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Exclusions: None

Numerator: Patients whose most recent HbA1c level (performed during the measurement period) is >9.0%
Patient is numerator compliant if most recent HbA1c level >9%, the most recent HbA1c result is missing, or if there are no HbA1c tests performed and results documented during the measurement period.

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