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

Appendix E. SNAC Scoring Results and Retirement Recommendations

Measure Median Total Score
Preliminary Round
(N)
Median Total Score
Final Round
(N)
Retirement Votes
Final Round
Status in CMS's 2014 Update to Child Core Set
5. Childhood Immunization Status 8.25 (15) 8.25 (22) 0 No change
3. Live Births Weighing Less Than 2,500 Grams 7.25 (15) 7.25 (22) 1 No change
6. Immunization Status for Adolescents 8.25 (15) 8.13 (22) 1 No change
10. Well-Child Visits in the First 15 Months of Life 7.75 (15) 7.88 (22) 1 No change
11. Well-Child Visits in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Years of Life 7.75 (15) 7.88 (22) 1 No change
20. Follow-up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness 6.75 (15) 6.75 (22) 1 No change
1. Timeliness of Prenatal Care 6.75 (15) 6.88 (22) 2 No change
12. Adolescent Well-Care Visits 7.75 (15) 7.63 (22) 3 No change
7. Weight Assessment Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents: Body Mass Index Assessment for Children/Adolescents 6.00 (15) 6.50 (22) 4 No change
8. Developmental Screening in the First Three Years of Life 6.75 (15) 6.75 (22) 4 No change
2. Frequency of Ongoing Prenatal Care 6.25 (15) 6.25 (22) 5 No change
4. Cesarean Rate for Nulliparous Singleton Vertex 6.75 (15) 6.50 (22) 5 No change
9. Chlamydia Screening in Women 6.75 (15) 6.50 (22) 5 No change
18. Followup Care for Children Prescribed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication 6.25 (14) 6.50 (21) 5 No change
17. Annual Percentage of Asthma Patients with One or More Asthma Related Emergency Room [ER] Visits 6.75 (15) 6.50 (20) 6 Retired
15. Ambulatory Care – Emergency Department [ED] Visits 6.25 (15) 6.25 (22) 7 No change
16. Pediatric Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections 6.00 (15) 6.38 (21) 8 No change
13. Children and Adolescent Access to Primary Care Practitioners 5.75 (14) 5.75 (21) 16 No change
19. Annual Pediatric Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Testing 5.50 (15) 5.25 (22) 19 Retired
14. Appropriate Testing for Children With Pharyngitis 5.00 (14) 4.75 (21) 20 Retired

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Internet Citation: Background Report on 2013 Retirement of Measures from the Child Core Set: Appendix E. SNAC Scoring Results and Retirement Recommendations. February 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/measure_retirement/measure_retirementape.html