Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older for which the eligible professional attests to documenting a list of current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the- counters, herbals, and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications' name, dosage, frequency and route of administration.

 

Measure Steward

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania/ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Measure Numerator

Eligible professional attests to documenting, updating or reviewing the patient’s current medications using all immediate resources available on the date of the encounter. This list must include ALL known prescriptions, over-the- counters, herbals and vitamin/mineral/dietary (nutritional) supplements AND must contain the medications’ name, dosages, frequency and route of administration.

 

Measure Denominator

All visits occurring during the 12 month reporting period for patients aged 18 years and older before the start of the measurement period.