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Prevention and Wellness

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

Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 402
Not NQF-endorsed

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Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among Adolescents

The percentage of adolescents 12 to 20 years of age with a primary care visit during the measurement year for whom tobacco use status was documented and received help with quitting if identified as a tobacco user.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 431
NQF: 2152

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Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief Counseling

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method at least once within the last 24 months AND who received brief counseling if identified as an unhealthy alcohol user.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0028
ID# QPP 226

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Tobacco Use: Screening & Cessation Intervention

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user. 
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0032

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Cervical Cancer Screening (CCS)

Percentage of women 21-64 years of age who were screened for cervical cancer using either of the following criteria:

  • Women age 21-64 who had cervical cytology performed every 3 years.
  • Women age 30-64 who had cervical cytology/human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing performed every 5 years.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015
ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0033

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Chlamydia Screening in Women

The percentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement year.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0034

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

The percentage of patients 50-75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0421
ID# QPP 128

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Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-up

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a BMI documented during the current encounter or during the previous six months AND with a BMI outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the encounter or during the previous six months of the current encounter Normal Parameters: Age 18 years and older BMI => 18.5 and < 25 kg/m2

Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

 

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# NQF 1395

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Chlamydia Screening and Follow-up

The percentage of female adolescents 18 years of age who had a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 2372

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Breast Cancer Screening

The percentage of women 50-74 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015