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Adult Kidney Disease: Patients on Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent-Hemoglobin Level > 12.0 g/dL

Percentage of calendar months within a 12-month period during which a Hemoglobin is measured for patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of advanced CKD (stage 4 or 5, not receiving RRT) or ESRD (who are on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis) who are also receiving ESA therapy and have a Hemoglobin Level > 12.0 g/dL

Date Reviewed: November 23, 2013

Measure Info

NQF 1666NQF Endorsement Removed
Measure Type: 
Measure Steward: 
Renal Physicians Association
Clinical Topic Area: 
Chronic Kidney Disease

Care Setting: 
Home Care
Post-Acute Care
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.