Global Malnutrition Composite Score (eCQM)

NQF ENDORSEMENT STATUS: Not Endorsed  |  NQF ID: 9999  |  MEASURE TYPE: Composite  |  INFO AS OF: Not available  |  CMIT ID: 6090  |  REVISION: 1
This composite measure of optimal malnutrition care focuses on adults 65 years and older admitted to inpatient service who received care appropriate to their level of malnutrition risk and/or malnutrition diagnosis if properly identified. Best practices for malnutrition care recommend adult inpatients to be screened for malnutrition risk, assessed to confirm findings of malnutrition if found at-risk, and have the proper severity of malnutrition indicated along with a corresponding nutrition care plan that addresses the respective severity of malnutrition.
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Description This composite measure of optimal malnutrition care focuses on adults 65 years and older admitted to inpatient service who received care appropriate to their level of malnutrition risk and/or malnutrition diagnosis if properly identified. Best practices for malnutrition care recommend adult inpatients to be screened for malnutrition risk, assessed to confirm findings of malnutrition if found at-risk, and have the proper severity of malnutrition indicated along with a corresponding nutrition care plan that addresses the respective severity of malnutrition.
Numerator The aggregate malnutrition composite scores for all patients in the denominator which are scored based on four individual components of the composite including: 1. Screening for malnutrition risk at admission. 2. Completing a nutrition assessment for patients who screened for risk of malnutrition. 3. Appropriate documentation of malnutrition diagnosis in the patient s medical record if indicated by the assessment findings. 4. Development of a nutrition care plan for malnourished patients including the recommended treatment plan.
Denominator Patients age 65 years and older during the measurement period admitted into inpatient care.
Denominator Exclusions 1. Patients with a length of stay <24 hours 2. Patients with an admission to screening time interval greater than 48 hours from admission time 3. Patients admitted into a rehabilitation ward/unit
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Development Stage Field Testing
Measure Type Composite
Meaningful Measure Area Admissions and Readmissions to Hospitals
Healthcare Priority Promote Effective Communication & Coordination of Care
eCQM Spec Available Not Available
NQF Endorsement Status Not Endorsed
NQF ID 9999  (NQF Website )
Last NQF Update Not available
Target Population Age Not available
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Target Population Age (Low) Not available
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Data Sources EHR
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Reporting Status Unknown
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Declined 2018-12-01 Not available
MUC ID MUC2018-147
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Data Sources EHR
Purposes Not available
Quality Domain Not available
Reporting Frequency Not available
Impacts Payment Not available
Reporting Status Unknown
Data Reporting Begin Date Not Available
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Declined 2018-12-01 Not available
MUC ID MUC2018-147
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