DESCRIPTION: 

The percentage of discharges from any inpatient facility (e.g. hospital, skilled nursing facility, or rehabilitation facility) for patients 18 years and older of age seen within 30 days following discharge in the office by the physician, prescribing practitioner, registered nurse, or clinical pharmacist providing on-going care for whom the discharge medication list was reconciled with the current medication list in the outpatient medical record


IMPROVEMENT NOTATION: 

No Corresponding eCQM


INITIAL POPULATION:

No Corresponding eCQM


DENOMINATOR:

patients 18 years of age and older seen within 30 days following discharge in the office by the physician, prescribing practitioner, registered nurse, or clinical pharmacist providing on-going care.

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSIONS: 

Not Available

DENOMINATOR EXCEPTIONS: 

Not Available


NUMERATOR:

Medication reconciliation conducted by a prescribing practitioner, clinical pharmacist or registered nurse on or within 30 days of discharge. Medication reconciliation is defined as a type of review in which the discharge medications are reconciled with the most recent medication list in the outpatient medical record.

NUMERATOR EXCLUSIONS: 

Not Available