CMS 156 / Quality ID #238
Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported:
- Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication
- Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two different high-risk medications
|Denominator:||All patients aged 65 years and older who had a visit during the measurement period.
|Denominator Exclusions:||If patient was in Hospice during the measurement period:
|Numerator 1:||Patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication during the measurement period.
|Numerator 2:||Patients with at least two orders for the same high-risk medications during the measurement period.
|Office Visit Documentation:||
Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures Report.
|High Priority Measure:||Yes|