Developing Quality Measures for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia: Final Report : Table 29

01/30/2012

: Table 29

ConceptDenominatorNumeratorIssues
1. Metabolic monitoring among patients with antipsychotic medsAll diagnosed and on antipsychoticReceipt of any/each metabolic screenReceipt of all metabolic screenIdentifying glucose, lipid screenings in claims Defining “on an antipsychotic”: one prescription?
2. Weight assessment/ counselingAll diagnosed and on antipsychoticAny who receive weight assessment or counselingIdentifying weight assessment/ counseling
3. Combined antipsychotic and psychosocial treatmentAll diagnosedAny who receive antipsychotic and psychosocialIs one prescription enough? Is one psychosocial svc enough?
4. Outpatient follow-up after hospitalizationAll diagnosed and discharged from inpatientAny who receive outpatient follow-up visit in 7- or 30-daysLow evidence What kind of follow-up counts?