CMS Measure ID:

CMS130v7

Version:

7.2.000

NQF Number:

0034

Measure Description:

Percentage of adults 50-75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer

Initial Patient Population:

Patients 50-75 years of age with a visit during the measurement period

Denominator Statement:

Equals Initial Population

Denominator Exclusions:

Patients with a diagnosis or past history of total colectomy or colorectal cancer.

Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period.

Numerator Statement:

Patients with one or more screenings for colorectal cancer. Appropriate screenings are defined by any one of the following criteria:

- Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) during the measurement period

- Flexible sigmoidoscopy during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period

- Colonoscopy during the measurement period or the nine years prior to the measurement period

- FIT-DNA during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period

- CT Colonography during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period

Numerator Exclusions:

Not Applicable

Denominator Exceptions:

None