Description:

-The percentage of Medicare members 66 years of age and older who received at least one high-risk medication.

-The percentage of Medicare members 66 years of age and older who received at least two different high-

 risk medications.

*For both rates, a lower rate represents better performance.


References- DAE


Denominator- 66 years and older as of December 31 of the measurement year


Denominator Exclusions or Exceptions (when applicable)- none


Numerator-

    numerator 1-Members who received at least one high-risk medication during the measurement year.

    numerator 2-Members who received at least two different high-risk medications during the measurement year.