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Coronary Artery Disease

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0066

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Coronary Artery Disease: ACE Inhibitor or ARB Therapy-Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF <40%)

Percent of patients aged 18 years and older undergoing isolated CABG who die, including both: 1) all deaths occurring during the hospitalization in which the CABG was performed, even if after 30 days, and 2) those deaths occurring after discharge from the hospital, but within 30 days of the procedure.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0067

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Chronic Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Antiplatelet Therapy

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of CAD seen within a 12 month period who were prescribed ASA or clopidogrel
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 0070

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Coronary Artery Disease: Beta Blocker Therapy-Prior MI or LVEF <40%

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of CAD seen within a 12 month period who also have a prior MI or a current or prior LVEF <40% who were prescribed beta-blocker therapy
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015