The Depression Remission at Twelve Months Report tracks, the percentage of adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age and adult patients 18 years of age or older with a diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia who reached remission 12 months (+/- 60 days) after that event.
Patients are split into two stratum:
Stratification 1: Ages 12 to 17
Stratification 2: Ages 18 and older
A patient will be in the denominator when they have all of the following:
- An age either 12 to 17 years of age (Stratum 1) or 18 years or older (Stratum 2)
- A visit anywhere from 13 months to 1 month prior to the Start Date of your reporting period
- A Major Depression Including Remission or Dysthymia diagnosis with an Onset Date matching the Procedure Date of their office visit
- A PHQ-9 score LNC code entered or imported to a Laboratory order with an Received Date matching the Procedure Date of their office visit and a Value over 9
A Patient will be excluded from the denominator when:
- They have a date, time and cause of death registered in the Patients Ability > Patient Tab > Alerts Sub-Tab.
- They have received hospice or palliative care services during the reporting period.
- They were permanent nursing home residents as of the reporting period.
- If the patient has a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, personality disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder, or pervasive development disorder prior to their visit.
A patient will be in the numerator when they have all of the following-
- A PHQ-9 score LNC code entered or imported to a Laboratory order with an Ordered Date within 11 to 13 months after the Procedure Date of their office visit and a Value under 5.