Medication Reconciliation

The eligible hospital or CAH who receives a patient from another setting of care or provider of care or believes an encounter is relevant should perform medication reconciliation. 

The eligible hospital or CAH performs medication reconciliation for more than 50 percent of transitions of care in which the patient is transitioned into the care of the EP or admitted to the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23). 

 

Measure Numerator

The number of transitions of care in the denominator where medication reconciliation was performed.

THRESHOLD:
The resulting percentage must be more than 50 percent in order for eligible hospital or CAH to meet this measure. 

 

Measure Denominator

Number of transitions of care during the EHR reporting period for which the eligible hospital's of CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) was the receiving party of the transition.