Prescription of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy
Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of HIV prescribed antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of HIV infection during 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
NQF 2083 CMS 339 NQF Endorsed
Health Resources Services Administration
Clinical Topic Area
Electronic Health Data
Paper Medical Records
ACP supports this measure because it reflects recent changes in guideline recommendations that all HIV-infected individuals should be receiving antiretroviral therapy.