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HIV/AIDS: CD4 Cell Count or Percentage Performed

Percentage of patients aged six months and older with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, with at least two CD4 cell counts or percentages performed during the measurement year at least 3 months apart

Date Reviewed: July 26, 2014

Measure Info

NQF 0404CMS 159NQF Endorsement Removed
Measure Type: 
Process
Measure Steward: 
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Clinical Topic Area: 
HIV

Care Setting: 
Outpatient
Data Source: 
Other

ACP supports NQF 0404: “HIV/AIDS: CD4 Cell Count or Percentage Performed” because the standard of at least two CD4 cell counts per year for HIV patients represents good medical practice.

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