#371: Depression Utilization of the PHQ-9 Tool

Quality ID

371

eMeasure ID

CMS160v6

NQF

0712

High Priority Measure

No

Specifications

EHR

Measure Type

Process

Specialty

Family Medicine Internal Medicine Mental/Behavioral Health

Measure description

The percentage of adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age and adult patients age 18 and older with the diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia who have a completed PHQ-9 during each applicable 4 month period in which there was a qualifying depression encounter

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