Measure Name:
Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
QCDR Measure ID:
PPRNET31
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:
Community/Population Health
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 patients 40 to 70 years of age who are overweight or obese and have been screened for type 2 diabetes in the past 3 years
What one meaningful measure area applies to this measure?
Preventive Care
Rational:
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for abnormal blood glucose in patients ages 40 to 70 who are overweight or obese as part of cardiovascular risk assessment.
Denominator:
Patients ages 40 to 70 with BMI >25
Denominator Exclusions:
Patients with an active dx of DM
Numerator:
Patients with a glucose test or HbA1c lab result recorded in past 3 years
Numerator Exclusions:
None
Denominator Exceptions:
None