CMS Measure ID:CMS124v6
Version:6
NQF Number:0032
Measure Description:Percentage of women 21-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer using either of the following criteria:
* Women age 21-64 who had cervical cytology performed every 3 years
* Women age 30-64 who had cervical cytology/human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing performed every 5 years
Initial Patient Population:Women 23-64 years of age with a visit during the measurement period
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population
Denominator Exclusions:Women who had a hysterectomy with no residual cervix.
Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year.
Numerator Statement:Women with one or more screenings for cervical cancer. Appropriate screenings are defined by any one of the following criteria:
- Cervical cytology performed during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period for women who are at least 21 years old at the time of the test
- Cervical cytology/human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing performed during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period for women who are at least 30 years old at the time of the test
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:None