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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# NQF 0028

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Preventive Care & Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening & Cessation Intervention

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use at least once during the two-year measurement period AND who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user.
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

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

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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 documented BMI during the current encounter or during the previous six months AND when the BMI is outside of normal parameters, a follow-up plan is documented during the previous six months of the encounter.

Normal Parameters: Age 65 years and older BMI > or = 23 and < 30

Age 18-64 years BMI > or = 18.5 and < 25


Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

 

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