Measure Name:
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): eGFR Monitoring
QCDR Measure ID:
PPRNET13
QCDR Measure Type:
Existing Approved QCDR Measure With No Changes
NQF ID Number (if applicable)
N/A
High Priority Type:
N/A
Measure Type:
Process
NQS Domain:
Effective Clinical Care
Inverse Measure?
No
Proportional Measure?
Yes
Continuous Variable Measure?
No
Ratio Measure?
No
Number of performance rates to be calculated and submitted in the XML
1
Risk-Adjusted?
No
If risk-adjusted, indicate which score is risk-adjusted
N/A
Measure Description:
The percentage of adult patients with Stage 3 or 4 CKD who have had a eGFR or serum creatinine in the past 6 months
What one meaningful measure area applies to this measure?
Management of Chronic Conditions
Rational:
Monitoring kidney function in order to prevent or delay further kidney damage and morbidity in CKD patients
Denominator:
Patients 18 years and older with stage 3A or 4 CKD (eGFR 30-60)
Denominator Exclusions:
None
Numerator:
Patients with eGFR or serum creatinine in past 6 months
Numerator Exclusions:
None
Denominator Exceptions:
None