Clinical Quality Measure
CMS130v2 (NQF 0034) - Additional Measure

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Percentage of adults 50-75 years of age who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer.

NQS DOMAIN:   Clinical Process/Effectiveness




Description and Implementation within the EMR software

Denominator: All patients 50-75 years of age with at least 1 encounter during the meaningful-use reporting period

Numerator: Patients in the above mentioned list who had appropriate screening for colorectal cancer during the reporting period. UniCharts looks for the custom code QM034A: [Quality Measure] Colorectal cancer screening performed, results documented/reviewed (3017F) or QM034X: [Exclusion] Colorectal cancer screening not performed due to malignant neoplasm of colon or total Colectomy within the PROCEDURES/SERVICES section on the ENCOUNTER form as the required documentation.

Exceptions: None

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