Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan

Percentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for clinical depression on the date of the encounter using an age appropriate standardized depression screening tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screen.

 

Measure Steward

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania/ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Measure Numerator

Patients screened for clinical depression on the date of the encounter using an age appropriate standardized tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screen.

 

Measure Denominator

All patients aged 12 years and older before the beginning of the measurement period with at least one eligible encounter during the measurement period.