CMS Measure ID:CMS68v7
Version:7
NQF Number:0419
Measure Description:Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible professional or eligible clinician attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the-counters, herbals, and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosage, frequency and route of administration.
Initial Patient Population:All visits occurring during the 12 month measurement period for patients aged 18 years and older.
Denominator Statement:Equals Initial Population
Denominator Exclusions:None
Numerator Statement:Eligible professional or eligible clinician attests to documenting, updating or reviewing the patient's current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the-counters, herbals and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosages, frequency and route of administration
Numerator Exclusions:Not Applicable
Denominator Exceptions:Medical Reason:
Patient is in an urgent or emergent medical situation where time is of the essence and to delay treatment would jeopardize the patient's health status