Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented

Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older seen during the reporting period who were screened for high blood pressure AND a recommended follow-up plan is documented based on the current blood pressure (BP) reading as indicated.

 

Measure Steward

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania/ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Measure Numerator

Patients who were screened for high blood pressure AND have a recommended follow-up plan documented, as indicated if the blood pressure is pre-hypertensive or hypertensive.

 

Measure Denominator

All patients aged 18 years and older before the start of the measurement period.