Measure Name:
Monitoring for albuminuria in patients with CKD
QCDR Measure ID:
CLLC5
QCDR Measure Type:
New QCDR Measure
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 prescribed an ACEI, ARB, digoxin, diuretic or metformin who have had a serum creatinine 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 aged 18 and older where most recent eGFR is <60 and an eGFR more than 90 days before most recent eGFR is also <60 OR a patient has last urine alb to cr ratio 30-300 mg/g or urine prot to cr ratio 150-500 mg/g.
Denominator Exclusions:
None
Numerator:
Lab test for urine albumin to creatinine ratio or urine protein to creatinine ratio (spot or 24 hours) in past 12 months
Numerator Exclusions:
None
Denominator Exceptions:
None