|CMS Measure ID:||CMS165v6|
|Measure Description:||Percentage of patients 18-85 years of age who had a diagnosis of hypertension and whose blood pressure was adequately controlled (<140/90mmHg) during the measurement period|
|Initial Patient Population:||Patients 18-85 years of age who had a diagnosis of essential hypertension within the first six months of the measurement period or any time prior to the measurement period|
|Denominator Statement:||Equals Initial Population|
|Denominator Exclusions:||Patients with evidence of end stage renal disease (ESRD), dialysis or renal transplant before or during the measurement period. Also, exclude patients with a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period.|
Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year.
|Numerator Statement:||Patients whose blood pressure at the most recent visit is adequately controlled (systolic blood pressure < 140 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg) during the measurement period|
|Numerator Exclusions:||Not Applicable|
Modified on: Mon, 2 Apr, 2018 at 1:42 PM
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