|CMS Measure ID:||CMS156v6|
|Measure Description:||Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported.|
a. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication.
b. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two of the same high-risk medications.
|Initial Patient Population:||Patients 65 years and older who had a visit during the measurement period|
|Denominator Statement:||Equals Initial Population|
|Denominator Exclusions:||Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year|
|Numerator Statement:||Numerator 1: Patients with an order for at least one high-risk medication during the measurement period|
Numerator 2: Patients with at least two orders for the same high-risk medication during the measurement period
|Numerator Exclusions:||Not Applicable|
Modified on: Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 6:47 AM
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