#205: HIV/AIDS: Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis

Quality ID

205

NQF

0409

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

Registry

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Infectious Disease Pediatrics

Measure description

Percentage of patients aged 13 years and older with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS for whom chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screenings were performed at least once since the diagnosis of HIV infection

 

Instructions

This measure is to be submitted a minimum of once per performance period for patients with HIV/AIDS seen during the performance period. Only patients who had at least two visits during the performance period, with at least 90 days between each visit will be counted in the denominator for this measure. This measure is intended to reflect the quality of services provided for the primary management of patients with HIV/AIDS.

Measure Submission:

The listed denominator criteria is used to identify the intended patient population. The numerator options included in this specification are used to submit the quality actions allowed by the measure. The quality-data codes listed do not need to be submitted for registry-based submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.

 

Denominator

Patients aged 13 and older with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS who had at least two medical visits during the measurement year, with at least 90 days between each visit

Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):

Patients aged ≥ 13 years of age on date of encounter

AND

Diagnosis for HIV/AIDS (ICD-10-CM): Z21, B20

AND

Patient encounters during the performance period (CPT or HCPCS): 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99211, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, G0402

AND

At Least Two Denominator Eligible Encounters During the Measurement Year, With at Least 90 days Between Each

AND NOT

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSION:

Patients who use hospice services any time during the measurement period: G9725

 

Numerator

Patients with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screenings performed at least once since the diagnosis of HIV infection

NUMERATOR NOTE: Submit G9228 when results are documented for all of the 3 screenings

Numerator Options:

Performance Met: Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis screening results documented (report when results are present for all of the 3 screenings) (G9228)

OR

Denominator Exception: Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screening results not documented (Patient refusal is the only allowed exception) (G9229)

OR

Performance Not Met: Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screening results not documented as performed, reason not given (G9230)

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