CMS Measure ID:
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported.
a. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication.
b. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two of the same high-risk medications.
Initial Patient Population:
Patients 65 years and older who had a visit during the measurement period
Equals Initial Population
Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period
Numerator 1: Patients with an order for at least one high-risk medication during the measurement period
Numerator 2: Patients with at least two orders for the same high-risk medication during the measurement period
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly Print
Modified on: Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 1:23 PM
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