CMS 153 / Quality ID #310
Percentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement period.
|Denominator:||Women 16-24 years of age who are sexually active and who had a visit in the measurement period.
|Denominator Exclusions:||Patients who have a pregnancy test during the measurement period and who had an x-ray or an order for a specified medication within 7 days of the pregnancy test.
If patient was in Hospice during the measurement period:
|Numerator:||Women with at least one chlamydia test during the measurement period.|
|Office Visit Documentation:||
Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures Report.
|Guidance:||The denominator exclusion does not apply to patients who qualify for the denominator based on services other than the pregnancy test alone. These other services include services for sexually transmitted infections, contraceptives or contraceptive devices and infertility treatments. For example, a patient who has both a pregnancy test and a chlamydia diagnosis, either of which would qualify them for the denominator, would not be eligible for this denominator exclusion.|
|High Priority Measure:||No|