#305: Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment

Quality ID

305

eMeasure ID

CMS137v6

NQF

0004

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

EHR

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Family Medicine Internal Medicine Pediatrics

Measure description

Percentage of patients 13 years of age and older with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following. Two rates are reported.

  1. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment within 14 days of the diagnosis
  2. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with an AOD diagnosis within 30 days of the initiation visit
     

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