Percentage of women 50 - 74 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer
Higher score indicates better quality
Women 51 - 74 years of age with a visit during the measurement period
Equals Initial Population
Women who had a bilateral mastectomy or who have a history of a bilateral mastectomy or for whom there is evidence of a right and a left unilateral mastectomy
Patients age 65 and older in Institutional Special Needs Plans (SNP) or residing in long-term care with a POS code 32, 33, 34, 54 or 56 any time during the measurement period
Women with one or more mammograms during the measurement period or the 15 months prior to the measurement period
This measure evaluates primary screening. Do not count biopsies, breast ultrasounds, or MRIs because they are not appropriate methods for primary breast cancer screening.