Clinical Quality Measures

NQF Measure Number and PQRI Implementation Number Clinical Quality Measure Title
Core Measures (Reporting on all three measures required)

NQF 0421
PQRI 128

Adult Weight Screening and Follow up

NQF 0028

Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair:

  1. Tobacco Use Assessment,
  2. Tobacco Cessation Intervention

NQF 0013

Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement

Alternative Core Measures (Substitute one for every Core Measure where denominator is 0)

NQF 0024

Weight Assessment and Counseling for Children and Adolescents

NQF0041
PQRI 110

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization for Patients 50 Years Old or Older

NQF 0038

Childhood Immunization Status

Additional Measures (Choose any three, in addition to the Core Measures)

NQF 0059
PQRI 1

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

NQF 0064
PQRI 2

Diabetes: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)
Management and control

NQF 0061
PQRI 3

Diabetes: Blood Pressure Management

NQF 0081
PQRI 5

Heart Failure (HF): Angiotensin-Converting
Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LSVD)

NQF 0070
PQRI 7

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Beta-Blocker Therapy for CAD Patients with Prior Myocardial Infarction

NQF 0043
PQRI 111

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

NQF 0031
PQRI 112

Breast Cancer ScreeningDescription

NQF 0034
PQRI 113

Colorectal Cancer Screening Description

NQF 0067
PQRI 6

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Oral Antiplatelet Therapy Prescribed for Patients with CAD

NQF 0083
PQRI 8

Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

NQF 0105
PQRI 9

Anti-depressant medication management:

  1. Effective Acute Phase Treatment
  2. Effective Continuation Phase Treatment

NQF 0086
PQRI 12

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

NQF 0088
PQRI 18

Diabetic Retinopathy: Documentation of Presence or Absence of Macular Edema and Level of Severity of Retinopathy

NQF 0089
PQRI 19

Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

NQF 0047
PQRI 53

Asthma Pharmacologic Therapy

NQF 0001
PQRI 64

Asthma Assessment

NQF 0002
PQRI 66

Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis

NQF 0387
PQRI 71

Oncology Breast Cancer: Hormonal Therapy for Stage IC-IIIC Estrogen Receptor/Progesterone Receptor (ER/PR) Positive Breast Cancer

NQF 0385
PQRI 72

Oncology Colon Cancer: Chemotherapy for Stage III Colon Cancer Patients

NQF 0389
PQRI 102

Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of
Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

NQF 0027
PQRI 115

Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation, Medical assistance:

  1. Advising Smokers and Tobacco Users to Quit
  2. Discussing Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Medications
  3. Discussing Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation Strategies

NQF 0055
PQRI 117

Diabetes: Eye Exam

NQF 0062
PQRI 119

Diabetes: Urine Screening

NQF 0056
PQRI 163

Diabetes: Foot Exam

NQF 0074
PQRI 197

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Drug Therapy for Lowering LDL Cholesterol

NQF 0084
PQRI 200

Heart Failure (HF): Warfarin Therapy Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

NQF 0073
PQRI 20

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Blood Pressure Management

NQF 0068
PQRI 204

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic

NQF 0004

Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment:

  1. Initiation
  2. Engagement

NQF 0012

Prenatal Care: Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

NQF 0014

Prenatal Care: Anti-D Immune Globulin

NQF 0018

Controlling High Blood Pressure

NQF 0032

Cervical Cancer Screening

NQF 0033

Chlamydia Screening for Women

NQF 0036

Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma

NQF 0075

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Complete Lipid Panel and LDL Control

NQF 0575

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Control (<8.0%)

NQF 0052

Low Back Pain: Use of Imaging Studies