Description: The percentage of members 40–75 years of age during the measurement year with diabetes who do not have clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) who met the following criteria. Two rates are reported:


1. Received Statin Therapy. Members who were dispensed at least one statin medication of any intensity

    during the measurement year.


2. Statin Adherence 80%. Members who remained on a statin medication of any intensity for at least 80% of the treatment period.


Denominator:  Product lines: Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare (report each product line separately).

                       Ages: 40–75 years as of December 31 of the measurement year.

                       Continuous enrollment:The measurement year and the year prior to the measurement year.


Numerator: 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.