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Clinical Quality Measure Age Logic

Most clinical quality measures have some sort of age criteria. Consider NQF 0418, the depression screening and follow-up measure. The basic description is: Percentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for depression on the date of the encounter […]



Cessation Counseling for Tobacco Use

Over the last 4 years, we’ve seen the performance on Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Measure (CMS 138v6 / NQF 0028) rates increase, but recently you may have noticed a drop in your performance and wondered ‘what’s happening?’  Did something […]



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