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Chlamydia Screening in Women

The percentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement year.

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 0033NQF Endorsed
Measure Type: 
Process
Measure Steward: 
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Clinical Topic Area: 
Prevention and Wellness

Care Setting: 
Outpatient
Data Source: 
Claims
Electronic Health Records

ACP supports this measure because it aligns with recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and evidence supports screening in primary care as feasible and effective.