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Clinical Quality Measures Report - Anti-depressant Medication Management

Overview
Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were diagnoses with major depression and treated with antidepressant medication, and who remained on antidepressant medication treatment. Two rates are reported. a. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 84 days (12 weeks). b. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication for at least 180 days (6 months)

A patient will be in the denominator when they have all of the following-  

  • An age 18 or older
  • A visit during your reporting period
  • An Antidepressant Medication with a Dispensed Date within between 270 before and 90 days after the Start Date of your reporting period
  • A Depression Diagnosis with an Onset Date within 60 days before or after the Started Date of their medication

A patient will be in the numerator when they have all of the following- 

  • Numerator 1- An Antidepressant medication prescribed for at least 84 days (This will be calculated when the medication has a Start Date, and it will be based off of the frequency, duration, dispense, and refills)
  • Numerator 2- An Antidepressant medication prescribed for at least 180 days (This will be calculated when the medication has a Start Date, and it will be based off of the frequency, duration, dispense, and refills)
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