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0033: Chlamydia Screening in Women (CHL)
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Chlamydia Screening in Women (CHL)
STEWARD: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Measure Description:
The percentage of women 16–24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement year.
Numerator Statement:
Females who were tested for chlamydia during the measurement year.
Denominator Statement:
Females 16-24 years who had a claim or encounter indicating sexual activity.
Exclusions:
Females who received a pregnancy test to determine contraindications for medication (isotretinoin) or x-ray.

Patients in hospice.
Risk Adjustment:
No
Classification:
Measure Type:
Process
Measure Format:
measure
Use in Federal Program:
Medicaid, Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Physician Feedback/Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR), Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBM), Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Quality Rating System (QRS)
Condition:
Infectious Diseases (ID): Sexually Transmitted
Non-Condition Specific:
Screening
Care Setting:
Outpatient Services
National Quality Strategy Priorities:
Health and Well-Being
Actual/Planned Use:
Data Source:
Claims, Electronic Health Data, Electronic Health Records
Level of Analysis:
Health Plan, Integrated Delivery System
Target Population:
Children, Women
Measure Steward Contact Information:
For additional measure specification information, please contact the Measure Steward.
Organization Name:
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Email Address:
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Measure Disclaimer:
These performance measures are not clinical guidelines and do not establish a standard of medical care, and have not been tested for all potential applications.

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