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When performing keyword searches, a measure of the strength of the association between the result and the keywords. Higher numbers indicate that the result is more relevant to the keyword search.
The care settings to which this measure applies.
CMIT Ref No
The unique reference number assigned to the measure by CMIT.
A disease, illness or injury including physiologic, mental or psychological disorder (e.g., Cardiovascular Disease, Malignant Neoplasm).
The measure contact.
Core Measure Set
The set the measure belongs to, if applicable.
Type of data used within a measure specification (e.g., claims, Electronic Health Record (EHR), paper medical records, registry).
The lower part of a fraction used to calculate a rate, proportion, or ratio. The denominator is associated with a given patient population that may be counted as eligible to meet a measure's inclusion requirements.
Specifications of those characteristics that would cause groups of individuals to be removed from the numerator and/or denominator of a measure although they experience the denominator index event. For instance, the denominator index event may specify a discharge diagnosis, but patients with certain co-morbidities may be excluded.
Summary of measure specifications, such as medical conditions to be measured, particular outcomes or results that could or should result from the care specified in the measure for the patient populations.
Stage of measure development (e.g., Concept, Fully-Developed, Tested)
eCQM Spec Available
Indicates if the data elements for the measure will be readily captured and reported by EHR systems.
A description of the performance gap that this measure is targeting.
Specifies the identifier for the specified measure within the measure group (if any).
The healthcare priority which supports three overarching aims: Better Care, Healthy People/Healthy Communities, and Affordable Care.
Indicates whether the program or model is using the measure to determine payment.
Last NQF Update
The date of the last update to the measure’s National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsement
Last Updated in CMIT
The last recorded date and time the measure was updated in CMIT.
Links providing more information about the measure regardless of program such as the measure specification manual or eCQM information on the eCQI Resource Center.
Links (Measure Program)
Links providing more information about the usage of a measure within a program.
Links (Measure Program Milestone)
Links providing more information regarding the milestone change of a measure within a program such as the Federal Rule initiating the milestone change.
The core issue that a measure addresses that is most vital to providing high-quality care and improving patient outcomes.
Refers to the organization, contractor, or partnering agencies responsible for conceptualizing, developing and testing a measure in preparation for consideration within a CMS program.
Specifies the measure group.
Identifies the logical sets of measures to which this measure belongs (e.g., Diabetic Retinopathy Measures Group). Groups may be established by a variety of organizations including CMS programs and professional societies.
Measure Group Label
Measure group concatenated with the measure group identifier, if any (e.g., IMM-2)
Name of the measure as listed within the Federal Register or measure specification documents.
Refers to the domain of quality that a measure assesses
Refers to the legal action taken by the program in the Federal Rules on a specific measure.
National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsement Status
Status provided by the National Quality Forum: http://www.qualityforum.org/Field_Guide/
National Quality Forum (NQF) ID
The four-digit identification number assigned by the National Quality Forum.
The numerator reflects the subset of patients in the denominator for whom a particular service has been provided or for whom a particular outcome has been achieved.
Other Data (Measure Program Milestone)
Additional data about the milestone change.
The CMS Program which uses this measure as designated by legislation, rule or policy.
Publicly Shared (Measure)
Indicates whether the entire measure is/will be shared on the public CMIT website
Publicly Shared (Measure-Program)
Indicates whether the measure program association is/will be shared on the public CMIT website
The purposes of the specified measure within the specified program.
Program / Model Notes
Notes regarding the use of this measure in the program or model
The program specific quality domain text as derived from the CMS quality domains specified in the CMS quality strategy.
An explanation of the rationale for the value of this measure; usually includes statements pertaining to importance criterion: impact, gap in care, and evidence.
How often providers submit data for reporting.
The level of reporting the measure applies to
The revision number of the measure.
A measures of how similar two measures are based on terminology in selected fields.
Refers to the primary (and secondary, if applicable) party responsible for updating and maintaining a measure.
A specific disease, illness or injury including physiologic, mental or psychological disorder (e.g., heart failure, breast cancer). Also includes disease, illness or injury impacting a condition population (e.g., hepatitis A within patients who have hepatitis C).
Target Population Age
Specific age range the measure targets (e.g., 65-85)
Target Population Age (High)
The high-end of the target age range, in years.
Target Population Age (Low)
The low-end of the target age range, in years.
The list of other measures for which this document is relevant.
The type of document: abstract or full text
Links to the citation source
The publication date of the document
The reference number of the document
The degree to which the cited document matches the concepts which appear in the measure specification
Relevant Measure Concepts
A list of specific concepts from the document which are relevant to the measure; categorized by type – measure focus, opportunity for improvement, and target population
Indicates whether the document was cited in the measure information form or has otherwise been manually verified to be relevant to the measure.
The source of the document
Source Document Title
The title of the document.
User Relevance Ratings
Ratings of the relevance of the document to the measure supplied by users; categorized by type – measure focus, opportunity for improvement, and target population
Last Updated By
The name of the user who most recently updated the measure