Description-The percentage of males 21–75 years of age and females 40–75 years of age during the measurement year, who were identified as having      clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and met the following criteria. The following rates are reported:
           1. Received Statin Therapy. Members who were dispensed at least one high or moderate-intensity statin medication during the measurement year.
           2. Statin Adherence 80%. Members who remained on a high or moderate-intensity statin medication forat least 80% of the treatment period.

References-SPC


Denominator-
            Rate 1- The Rate 1 eligible population.              
               -  40–75 years as of December 31 of the measurement year.
            Rate 2- The Rate 2 eligible population
              -.40–75 years as of December 31 of the measurement year.


Denominator Exclusions or Exceptions- diabetes value set and diabetes exclusion set.

Numerator
             Rate 1-  The number of members who had at least one dispensing event for a statin medication of any intensity (Table SPD-A) during the measurement year.
             Rate 2-The number of members who achieved a PDC of at least 80% during the treatment period.