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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

Measure Info

NQF 2083CMS 339NQF Endorsed
Measure Type: 
Process
Measure Steward: 
Health Resources Services Administration
Clinical Topic Area: 
HIV

Care Setting: 
Outpatient
Data Source: 
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.

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