High Priority MeasureNo
SpecialtyMental/Behavioral Health Pediatrics
Percentage of children 6-12 years of age and newly dispensed a medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who had appropriate follow-up care. Two rates are reported.
- Percentage of children who had one follow-up visit with a practitioner with prescribing authority during the 30-Day Initiation Phase
- Percentage of children who remained on ADHD medication for at least 210 days and who, in addition to the visit in the Initiation Phase, had at least two additional follow-up visits with a practitioner within 270 days (9 months) after the Initiation Phase ended