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October 20, 2014

Measure Summaries
AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement, Performance Measurement Initiative, Colonoscopy Work Group 
Acumen LLC, under contract to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 
British Medical Association 
Withdrawn Summaries
National Committee for Quality Assurance 
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Annual monitoring for patients on persistent medications: percentage of members 18 years of age and older who received at least 180 treatment days of anticonvulsants during the measurement year and had at least one drug serum concentration level monitoring test for the prescribed drug in the measurement year.
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Cholesterol management for patients with cardiovascular conditions: percentage of members 18 to 75 years of age who were discharged alive for AMI, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the year prior to the measurement year, or who had a diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement year and the year prior to the measurement year, who had a LDL-C screening and LDL-C control (less than 100 mg/dL).
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Comprehensive diabetes care: percentage of members 18 to 75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) who had a LDL-C screening performed.
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Comprehensive diabetes care: percentage of members 18 to 75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) whose most recent blood pressure reading is less than 140/80 mm Hg (controlled).
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Comprehensive diabetes care: percentage of members 18 to 75 years of age with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) whose most recent LDL-C level is less than 100 mg/dL.
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Glaucoma screening: percentage of Medicare members 65 years and older who received a glaucoma eye exam by an eye care professional for early identification of glaucomatous conditions.