Description-The percentage of members 40 years of age and older with a new diagnosis of COPD or newly active COPD, who received appropriate spirometry testing to confirm the diagnosis.


Denominator-42 years or older as of December 31 of the measurement year.

Denominator Exclusions or Exceptions (when applicable)-none

Numerator-At least one claim/encounter for spirometry (Spirometry Value Set) during the 730 days (2 years) prior to the IESD through 180 days (6 months) after the IESD.