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Cancer Screening

Age Appropriate Screening Colonoscopy

The percentage of screening colonoscopies performed in patients greater than or equal to 86 years of age from January 1 to December 31.

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022

Appropriate Follow-Up Interval for Normal Colonoscopy in Average Risk Patients

Percentage of patients aged 50 to 75 years of age receiving a screening colonoscopy without biopsy or polypectomy who had a recommended follow-up interval of at least 10 years for repeat colonoscopy documented in their colonoscopy report.

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022

Breast Cancer Screening

Percentage of women 50 - 74 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer in the 27 months prior to the end of the measurement period.

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022

Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Adenomatous Polyps-Avoidance of Inappropriate Use

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older receiving a surveillance colonoscopy, with a history of prior adenomatous polyp(s) in previous colonoscopy findings, which had an interval of 3 or more years since their last colonoscopy.

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022

Annual cervical cancer screening or follow-up in high-risk women

This measure identifies women age 12 to 65 diagnosed with cervical dysplasia (CIN 2), cervical carcinoma-in-situ, or HIV/AIDS prior to the measurement year, and who still have a cervix, who had a cervical CA screen during the measurement year.

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Cervical Cancer Screening

Percentage of women 21-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer using either of the following criteria:

  • Women age 21-64 who had cervical cytology performed within the last 3 years
  • Women 30–64 years of age who had cervical high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) testing performed within the last 5 years
  • Women age 30-64 who had cervical cytology/high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) cotesting within the last 5 years

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022

Non-Recommended Cervical Cancer Screening in Adolescent Females

The percentage of adolescent females 16-20 years of age who were screened unnecessarily for cervical cancer.

Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Percentage of patients 50-75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer.

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2022