Clinical Quality Measurements (CQMs)

Version 14.19

Requirements

Clinical Quality Measures (9 total)

  • Must choose to report from at least 3 of the 6 policy domains
  • Patient and family engagement 
  • Patient Safety 
  • Care Coordination 
  • Population and Public Health 
  • Efficient use of Healthcare Resources 
  • Clinical Processes/Effectiveness

Clinical Quality Measures are not performance based and will be Attest To measures.

Objectives

By the end of the lesson, participants should be able to:

  • Identify Pediatric Suggested Clinical Quality Measures
  • Identify Alternate/Adult Clinical Quality Measures
  • QIC and Customization for Practice Specific Clinical Quality Measures

Pediatric Suggested Clinical Quality Measures

Measure
Domain
Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
Efficient Use of Healthcare Resources
Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
Efficient Use of Healthcare Resources
Chlamydia Screening for Women
Population/Public Health
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents
Population/Public Health
Childhood Immunization Status
Population/Public Health
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan
Population/Public Health
ADHD: Follow-up Care for Children Prescribed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Children who have dental decay or cavities
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Use of Appropriate Medications in Asthma
Clinical Process/Effectiveness

Alternate/Adult Clinical Quality Measures

Measure
Domain
Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
Population/Public Health
Influenza Immunization
Population/Public Health
Controlling High Blood Pressure
Population/Public Health
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-up
Population/Public Health
Maternal Depression Screening
Population/Public Health
Hemoglobin A1c Test for Pediatric Patients
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as offered by PCP
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Use of High-Risk Medication in the Elderly
Patient Safety
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
Patient Safety
Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
Care Coordination

Quality Improvement Calculator (QIC)

Path: Tools Menu > QIC (MU Calculator) (Keyboard Shortcut keys: [Alt][T][Q])

CMS Clinical Quality Measure Resources

Version 14.10

Requirements

Clinical Quality Measures (9 total)

  • Must choose to report from at least 3 of the 6 policy domains
  • Patient and family engagement 
  • Patient Safety 
  • Care Coordination 
  • Population and Public Health 
  • Efficient use of Healthcare Resources 
  • Clinical Processes/Effectiveness

Clinical Quality Measures are not performance based and will be Attest To measures.

Objectives

By the end of the lesson, participants should be able to:

  • Identify Pediatric Suggested Clinical Quality Measures
  • Identify Alternate/Adult Clinical Quality Measures
  • QIC and Customization for Practice Specific Clinical Quality Measures

Pediatric Suggested Clinical Quality Measures

Measure
Domain
Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
Efficient Use of Healthcare Resources
Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
Efficient Use of Healthcare Resources
Chlamydia Screening for Women
Population/Public Health
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents
Population/Public Health
Childhood Immunization Status
Population/Public Health
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan
Population/Public Health
ADHD: Follow-up Care for Children Prescribed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Children who have dental decay or cavities
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Use of Appropriate Medications in Asthma
Clinical Process/Effectiveness

Alternate/Adult Clinical Quality Measures

Measure
Domain
Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
Population/Public Health
Influenza Immunization
Population/Public Health
Controlling High Blood Pressure
Population/Public Health
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-up
Population/Public Health
Maternal Depression Screening
Population/Public Health
Hemoglobin A1c Test for Pediatric Patients
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as offered by PCP
Clinical Process/Effectiveness
Use of High-Risk Medication in the Elderly
Patient Safety
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
Patient Safety
Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
Care Coordination

Quality Improvement Calculator (QIC)

Path: Tools Menu > QIC (MU Calculator) (Keyboard Shortcut keys: [Alt][T][Q])

CMS Clinical Quality Measure Resources