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2372: Breast Cancer Screening
2372
Breast Cancer Screening
STEWARD: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Measure Description:
Percentage of women 50-74 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer
Numerator Statement:
Women who received a mammogram to screen for breast cancer.
Denominator Statement:
Women 50-74 years of age.
Exclusions:
This measure excludes women with a history of bilateral mastectomy. The measure also excludes patients who use hospice services or are enrolled in an institutional special needs plan or living long-term in an institution any time during the measurement year.
Risk Adjustment:
No
Classification:
Measure Type:
Process
Measure Format:
measure
Use in Federal Program:
Medicaid, Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Physician Compare, Physician Feedback/Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR), Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBM), Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Quality Rating System (QRS)
Condition:
Cancer, Cancer: Breast
Non-Condition Specific:
Primary Prevention, Screening
Care Setting:
Outpatient Services
National Quality Strategy Priorities:
Health and Well-Being
Actual/Planned Use:
Payment Program, Public Reporting, Quality Improvement (external benchmarking to organizations), Regulatory and Accreditation Programs
Data Source:
Claims, Electronic Health Data
Level of Analysis:
Health Plan, Integrated Delivery System
Target Population:
Measure Steward Contact Information:
For additional measure specification information, please contact the Measure Steward.
Organization Name:
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Email Address:
Website URL:


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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Status
Current Activity:
Endorsed
Last Updated Date:
Oct 25, 2018
Corresponding Measures:
Not Available
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Measure History:
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