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HIV/AIDS: Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis

Percentage of patients aged 6 weeks or older with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, who were prescribed Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP) prophylaxis

Date Reviewed: July 26, 2014

Measure Info

NQF 0405CMS 160NQF EndorsedCQMC Core Measure
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National Committee for Quality Assurance
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ACP supports NQF 0405: “HIV/AIDS: Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis” because it aligns with current US Department of Health and Human Services guidelines for the prevention of opportunistic infections in those diagnosed HIV/AIDS.

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