#009: Anti-Depressant Medication Management

Quality ID

009

eMeasure ID

CMS128v6

NQF

0105

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

EHR

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Family Medicine Internal Medicine Mental/Behavioral Health

Measure description

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were treated with antidepressant medication, had a diagnosis of major depression, and who remained on an antidepressant medication treatment. Two rates are reported: 

  1. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 84 days (12 weeks) 
  2. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 180 days (6 months)
     

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