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

Care Setting
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.