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CMS 153 - Chlamydia Screening for Women

Updated: 06/13/2023|Views: 696

CMS 153 / Quality ID #310

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 period.

Denominator: Women 16 to 24 years of age by the end of the measurement period who are sexually active and who had a visit in the measurement period.
  • Patient’s age is calculated based on the patient’s Date of Birth, which was entered when you created the patient’s account.
  • Create a note detailing the patient’s office visit.
  • A diagnosis of "HIV", "Complications of Pregnancy", "Childbirth and the Puerperium", or "Diagnoses Used to Indicate Sexual Activity" documented in Problems will classify a woman as sexually active.
  • Contraceptives documented in Medications will classify a woman as sexually active.
  • "Pregnancy Test", "Pap Test", "Lab Tests during Pregnancy", "Lab Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections", or "Diagnostic Studies during Pregnancy" documented under Labs/Studies will classify a woman as sexually active.
  • "Procedures Used to Indicate Sexual Activity " documented under Hospitalizations/Procedures in History will classify a woman as sexually active.
  • Patients marked as "Sexually active" in Social History are also included in the denominator.
Denominator Exclusions: Women who are only eligible for the initial population due to a pregnancy test and who had an x-ray or an order for a specified medication within 7 days of the pregnancy test.

Exclude patients who are in hospice care for any part of the measurement period.

  • Hospice is documented under Hospice in History. These patients will be excluded from the denominator.
Numerator: Women with at least one chlamydia test during the measurement period.
Office Visit Documentation:

Once all steps have been completed, the measure will be added to the Quality Measures Report.

Measure type: Process
High Priority Measure: No
Telehealth Eligible: Yes
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