Measure Name:
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Hemoglobin Monitoring
QCDR Measure ID:
PPRNET14
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 3B-Stage 5 CKD who have had a serum hemoglobin measured in the past 12 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 3B-5 CKD (eGFR<45)
Denominator Exclusions:
None
Numerator:
Patients with hemoglobin recorded in past 12 months
Numerator Exclusions:
None
Denominator Exceptions:
None