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
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.