High Priority MeasureNo
SpecialtyFamily Medicine Infectious Disease Internal Medicine Obstetrics/Gynecology Pediatrics
The percentage of female adolescents 16 years of age who had a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up during the measurement period
This measure is to be submitted once per performance period for patients seen during the performance period. This measure may be submitted by eligible clinicians who perform the quality actions described in the measure based on the services provided and the measure-specific denominator coding.
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 submissions; however, these codes may be submitted for those registries that utilize claims data.
Sexually active female adolescents who turned 16 years of age during the measurement period with a visit during the measurement period and a visit in the year prior to the measurement period
DENOMINATOR NOTE: Evidence of sexual activity includes any of the following:
- Documentation of sexual activity
- Prescription for contraception
- Treatment or Screening for sexually transmitted disease
- Pregnancy- Pelvic examination
*Signifies that this CPT Category I code is a non-covered service under the Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). These non-covered services should be counted in the denominator population for registrybased measures.
Denominator Criteria (Eligible Cases):
Female Patients who turn 16 years of age during the measurement period
Patient Encounter during the performance period (CPT): 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, 99345, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350, 99384, 99385, 99394, 99395
Patient Encounter during year prior to the performance period (CPT): 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, 99345, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350, 99384*, 99385*, 99394*, 99395*
Documentation of sexual activity: G9818
Patients who use hospice services any time during the measurement period: G9819
Adolescents who had documentation of a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up during the measurement period
Documentation must include a note indicating the date and each of the following: A chlamydia test result AND for abnormal or indeterminate results, evidence of confirmatory testing, referral or treatment.
Performance Met: Documentation of a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up (G9820)
Performance Not Met: No documentation of a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up (G9821)