Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)347v3: Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Electronic Clinical Quality Measure

Description

eCQM for the 2020 Performance Period

Percentage of the following patients - all considered at high risk of cardiovascular events - who were prescribed or were on statin therapy during the measurement period:

*Adults aged >= 21 years who were previously diagnosed with or currently have an active diagnosis of clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD); OR

*Adults aged >= 21 years who have ever had a fasting or direct low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level >= 190 mg/dL or were previously diagnosed with or currently have an active diagnosis of familial or pure hypercholesterolemia; OR

*Adults aged 40-75 years with a diagnosis of diabetes with a fasting or direct LDL-C level of 70-189 mg/dL

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Short Name
CMS347v3: Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of CVD eCQM