CMS 154 - Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
Description: Percentage of children 3 months-18 years of age who were diagnosed with upper respiratory infection (URI) and were not dispensed an antibiotic prescription on or three days after the episode.
Initial Patient Population: Children age 3 months to 18 years who had an outpatient or emergency department (ED) visit with a diagnosis of upper respiratory infection (URI) during the measurement period.
Denominator: Equals Initial Population
Numerator: Children without a prescription for antibiotic medication on or 3 days after the outpatient or ED visit for an upper respiratory infection.
Inverse Measure: No
Tracks children aged 13 months to 18 years who have been diagnosed with an upper respiratory infection, and were not dispensed an antibiotic on or 3 days after the visit for the infection.
- Ensure patient has a diagnosis of Upper Respiratory Infection.
- For individuals who have been diagnosed, review medications and ensure an antibiotic was not dispensed on or 3 days after the visit for the infection.
|Patient Characteristic Ethnicity||2.16.840.1.114184.108.40.2067|
|Patient Characteristic Payer||2.16.840.1.114220.127.116.1191|
|Patient Characteristic Race||2.16.840.1.11418.104.22.1686|
|Patient Characteristic Sex||2.16.840.1.113722.214.171.124|