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Hypertension

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

Printable version of the recommendation.

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 373
Not NQF-endorsed

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Hypertension Improvement in Blood Pressure

Percentage of patients aged 18-85 years of age with a diagnosis of hypertension whose blood pressure improved during the measurement period.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 317
Not NQF-endorsed

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Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-up Documented

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older seen during the reporting period who were screened for high blood pressure AND a recommended follow-up plan is documented based on the current blood pressure (BP) reading as indicated.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# NQF 0018
ID# QPP 236

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Controlling High Blood Pressure

Percentage of patients 18-85 years of age who had a diagnosis of hypertension and whose blood pressure was adequately controlled (<140/90mmHg) during the measurement period.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017