Pediatrics MIPS Specialty Measure Set (2021

CMS specialty measure sets may be reported as an alternative to reporting 6 separate quality measures. If a measure set has less than 6 measures, eligible groups and clinicians must report all measures in the set. However, if a set has more than 6 measures, participants may choose the 6 measures that best fit their practice. Remember, at least one outcome measure must be reported, regardless of whether or not an outcome measure is included in a measure set.

Quality IdMeasure NameHigh PriorityMeasure TypeMeasure Description
239Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and AdolescentsnoProcessPercentage of patients 3-17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) and who had evidence of the following during the measurement period. Three rates are reported. • Percentage of patients with height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) percentile documentation • Percentage of patients with counseling for nutrition • Percentage of patients with counseling for physical activityView
240Childhood Immunization StatusnoProcessPercentage of children 2 years of age who had four diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP); three polio (IPV), one measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); three H influenza type B (HiB); three hepatitis B (Hep B); one chicken pox (VZV); four pneumococcal conjugate (PCV); one hepatitis A (Hep A); two or three rotavirus (RV); and two influenza (flu) vaccines by their second birthdayView
305Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence TreatmentnoProcessPercentage of patients 13 years of age and older with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following. Two rates are reported. a. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment within 14 days of the diagnosis b. Percentage of patients who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with an AOD diagnosis within 30 days of the initiation visitView
310Chlamydia Screening for WomennoProcessPercentage of women 16-24 years of age who were identified as sexually active and who had at least one test for chlamydia during the measurement periodView
366Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed ADHD Medication (ADD)noProcessPercentage of children 6-12 years of age and newly dispensed a medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who had appropriate follow-up care. Two rates are reported. a. Percentage of children who had one follow-up visit with a practitioner with prescribing authority during the 30-Day Initiation Phase b. Percentage of children who remained on ADHD medication for at least 210 days and who, in addition to the visit in the Initiation Phase, had at least two additional follow-up visits with a practitioner within 270 days (9 months) after the Initiation Phase endedView
379Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including DentistsnoProcessPercentage of children, age 0-20 years, who received a fluoride varnish application during the measurement periodView
382Child and Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk AssessmentyesProcessPercentage of patient visits for those patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder with an assessment for suicide riskView
065Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)yesProcessPercentage 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 episodeView
066Appropriate Testing for Children with PharyngitisyesProcessPercentage of children 3-18 years of age who were diagnosed with pharyngitis, ordered an antibiotic and received a group A streptococcus (strep) test for the episodeView
093Acute Otitis Externa (AOE): Systemic Antimicrobial Therapy – Avoidance of Inappropriate UseyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 2 years and older with a diagnosis of AOE who were not prescribed systemic antimicrobial therapyView
110Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza ImmunizationnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 6 months and older seen for a visit between October 1 and March 31 who received an influenza immunization OR who reported previous receipt of an influenza immunizationView
134Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up PlannoeCQM/CQMPercentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for depression on the date of the encounter using an age appropriate standardized depression screening tool AND if positive, a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screenView
205HIV/AIDS: Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and SyphilisnoProcessPercentage of patients aged 13 years and older with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS for whom chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screenings were performed at least once since the diagnosis of HIV infectionView
370Depression Remission at Twelve MonthsyesOutcomeThe percentage of adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age and adult patients 18 years of age or older with major depression or dysthymia who reached remission 12 months (+/- 60 days) after an index event date.View
391Follow-Up After Hospitalization for Mental Illness (FUH)yesProcessThe percentage of discharges for patients 6 years of age and older who were hospitalized for treatment of selected mental illness or intentional self-harm diagnoses and who had a follow-up visit with a mental health practitioner.View
394Immunizations for AdolescentsnoProcessThe percentage of adolescents 13 years of age who had the recommended immunizations by their 13th birthday.View
398Optimal Asthma ControlyesOutcomeComposite measure of the percentage of pediatric and adult patients whose asthma is well-controlled as demonstrated by one of three age appropriate patient reported outcome tools and not at risk for exacerbationView
402Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among AdolescentsnoProcessThe percentage of adolescents 12 to 20 years of age with a primary care visit during the measurement year for whom tobacco use status was documented and received help with quitting if identified as a tobacco userView
444Medication Management for People with AsthmayesProcessThe percentage of patients 5-64 years of age during the measurement year who were identified as having persistent asthma and were dispensed appropriate medications that they remained on for at least 75% of their treatment periodView
464Otitis Media with Effusion: Systemic Antimicrobials - Avoidance of Inappropriate UseyesProcessPercentage of patients aged 2 months through 12 years with a diagnosis of OME who were not prescribed systemic antimicrobialsView

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