DenominatorPatients 18 years of age and older who were diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period, OR who had an active diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period (MSSP 2018)
NumeratorLatest BP is <140 and <90 during an encounter within 12 months (eCQM 2019)
Exclusion/Exception• Patients with evidence of end stage renal disease (ESRD), dialysis or renal transplant before or during the measurement period.
• Patients with a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period.
• Patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period.