Description

*Lower score indicates better quality


Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported.

a. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication.

b. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two different high-risk medications.


References : CMS156, NQF 0022

 

Denominator: Patients 66 years and older who had a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Exclusions: None

Numerator 1: Patients with an order for at least one high-risk medication during the measurement period.

Numerator 2: Patients with an order for at least two different high-risk medications during the measurement period.

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