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Clinical Quality Measures Report - Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan

Overview
Percentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for clinical depression on the date of the encounter using an age appropriate standardized depression screening tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screen.

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

  • An age of 12+ years old
  • A visit during your reporting period 

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

  • An Adolescent Depression Screening (12-18) or Adult Depression Screening (18+) LNC code entered as a Laboratory Order with a Received Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
  • Either a Negative Depression Screening or Positive Depression Screening snomed code entered as a result (using the Blank option when searching for a code) on the Depression Screening LNC code
    • If they have a Positive Depression Screening, they also need one of the following
      • A Depression Medication with an Ordered Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
      • An Additional Evaluation for Depression snomed code entered in the EMR or EHR form with a Start Date and End Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
      • A Referral for Depression snomed code entered in the EMR or EHR form with a Start Date and End Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
      • A Followup for Depression snomed code entered in the EMR or EHR form with a Start Date and End Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
      • A Suicide Risk Assessment snomed code entered in the EMR or EHR form with a Start Date and End Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
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