Chlamydia Screening and Follow-up

The percentage of female adolescents 18 years of age who had a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

MIPS 447 NQF 1395 NQF Endorsement Removed
Measure Type
Process
Measure Steward
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Clinical Topic Area
Prevention and Wellness

Care Setting
Outpatient
Data Source
Electronic Health Records
Paper Medical Records

ACP does not support this measure because its specification that the screening is based on the patient turning 18 years old during the measurement year is arbitrary and needs to be aligned with Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures.