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1617: Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen
1617
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen
STEWARD: RAND Corporation/UCLA
Measure Description:
Percentage of vulnerable adults treated with an opioid that are offered/prescribed a bowel regimen or documentation of why this was not needed
Numerator Statement:
Patients from the denominator that are given a bowel regimen or there is documentation as to why this was not needed
Denominator Statement:
Vulnerable adults who are given a prescription for an opioid
Exclusions:
Non-hospice outpatients who are already taking an opioid at the time of the study period opioid prescription
Risk Adjustment:
No
Classification:
Measure Type:
Process
Measure Format:
measure
Use in Federal Program:
Hospice Quality Reporting
Condition:
Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI), Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care
Non-Condition Specific:
Safety: Complications
Care Setting:
Home Care, Inpatient/Hospital, Outpatient Services
National Quality Strategy Priorities:
Effective Communication and Care Coordination
Actual/Planned Use:
Public Reporting
Data Source:
Paper Medical Records
Level of Analysis:
Clinician: Group/Practice, Clinician: Individual, Facility, Health Plan
Target Population:
Elderly
Measure Steward Contact Information:
For additional measure specification information, please contact the Measure Steward.
Organization Name:
RAND Corporation/UCLA
Email Address:
Website URL:


Measure Disclaimer:
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Status
Endorsed
Last Updated Date:
Oct 26, 2016
Corresponding Measures:
Not Available
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Measure History:
Measure(s) Considered in Harmonization Request
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