Adult Kidney Disease: Laboratory Testing (Lipid Profile)

RETIRED REVIEW: This measure has been retired by the measure steward or is not relevant to internal medicine. This measure will not be re-reviewed by the PMC.

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of CKD (stage 3, 4 or 5, not receiving Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT)) who had a fasting lipid profile performed at least once within a 12-month period

Date Reviewed: November 23, 2013

Measure Info

NQF 1668 NQF Endorsement Removed
Measure Type
Measure Steward
Renal Physicians Association
Clinical Topic Area
Chronic Kidney Disease

Care Setting
Data Source
Electronic Health Records

ACP does not support NQF 1668: “Laboratory Testing (Lipid Profile).” The ACP guideline states that there is inconclusive evidence for periodic monitoring (i.e. lipid profile) in patients diagnosed with stage 1-3 CKD.