CMS Measure ID:CMS145v6
Version:6
NQF Number:0070
Measure Description:Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12 month period who also have a prior MI or a current or prior LVEF <40% who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy
Initial Patient Population:All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of coronary artery disease seen within a 12 month period
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population who also have prior (within the past 3 years) MI or a current or prior LVEF <40%
Denominator Exclusions:None
Numerator Statement:Patients who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:Documentation of medical reason(s) for not prescribing beta-blocker therapy (eg, allergy, intolerance, other medical reasons).
Documentation of patient reason(s) for not prescribing beta-blocker therapy (eg, patient declined, other patient reasons).
Documentation of system reason(s) for not prescribing beta-blocker therapy (eg, other reasons attributable to the health care system).