|CMS Measure ID:||CMS22v6|
|Measure Description:||Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older seen during the reporting period who were screened for high blood pressure AND a recommended follow-up plan is documented based on the current blood pressure (BP) reading as indicated|
|Initial Patient Population:||All patients aged 18 years and older before the start of the measurement period with at least one eligible encounter during the measurement period|
|Denominator Statement:||Equals Initial Population|
|Denominator Exclusions:||Patient has an active diagnosis of hypertension|
|Numerator Statement:||Patients who were screened for high blood pressure AND have a recommended follow-up plan documented, as indicated if the blood pressure is pre-hypertensive or hypertensive|
|Numerator Exclusions:||Not Applicable|
|Denominator Exceptions:||Patient Reason(s):|
Patient refuses to participate (either BP measurement or follow-up)
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. This may include but is not limited to severely elevated BP when immediate medical treatment is indicated.
Modified on: Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 6:39 AM
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