Gap in HIV Medical Visits

INACTIVE REVIEW: This measure review is older than five years.

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV who did not have a medical visit in the last 6 months of the measurement year. A medical visit is any visit in an outpatient/ambulatory care setting with a nurse practitioner, physician, and/or a physician assistant who provides comprehensive HIV care.

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 2080 NQF Endorsed
Measure Type
Measure Steward
Health Resources Services Administration
Clinical Topic Area

Care Setting
Data Source
Paper Medical Records

ACP does not support this measure because it is based on outdated guidelines (two CD4 counts per year is no longer the standard; increased intervals for patients that are consistently virologically suppressed) and does not take into account virtual visits or telephone calls for patients who are consistently virologically suppressed.