Background Report on 2013 Retirement of Measures from the Child Core Set

Appendix B. Initial Core Set Measures Considered for Retirement by 2013 SNAC

Initial Core Set Measure NQF# Measure Steward
1. Timeliness of Prenatal Care 1517 National Committee for Quality Assurance
2. Frequency of Ongoing Prenatal Care 1391 National Committee for Quality Assurance
3. Percentage of Live Births Weighing Less than 2,500 Grams 1382 Centers for Disease Control
4. Cesarean Rate for Nulliparous Singleton Vertex 0471 California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative
5. Childhood Immunization Status 0038 National Committee for Quality Assurance
6. Immunizations for Adolescents 1407 National Committee for Quality Assurance
7. Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children/Adolescents: Body Mass Index Assessment for Children/Adolescents 0024 National Committee for Quality Assurance
8. Developmental Screening in the First Three Years of Life 1448 CAHMI and NCQA
9. Chlamydia Screening in Women 0033 National Committee for Quality Assurance
10. Well-Child Visits in the First 15 Months of Life 1392 National Committee for Quality Assurance
11. Well-Child Visits in the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Years of Life 1516 National Committee for Quality Assurance
12. Adolescent Well-Care Visit NA National Committee for Quality Assurance
13. Child and Adolescent Access to Primary Care Practitioners NA National Committee for Quality Assurance
14. Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis 0002 National Committee for Quality Assurance
15. Ambulatory Care: Emergency Department Visits NA National Committee for Quality Assurance
16. Pediatric Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infection – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 0139 Centers for Disease Control
17. Annual Percentage of Asthma Patients with One or More Asthma-related Emergency Room Visits (ages 2-20) 1381 Alabama Medicaid
18. Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication 0108 National Committee for Quality Assurance
19. Annual Pediatric Hemoglobin A1C Testing 0060 National Committee for Quality Assurance
20. Follow-Up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness 0576 National Committee for Quality Assurance

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Internet Citation: Background Report on 2013 Retirement of Measures from the Child Core Set: Appendix B. Initial Core Set Measures Considered for Retirement by 2013 SNAC. February 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/measure_retirement/measure_retirementapb.html