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Availability of OPD maternal fetal medicine and specialty care for women with high-risk pregnancies

The extent to which women with high-risk pregnancies have outpatient visits with a maternal fetal medicine specialist or specialist during pregnancy.

Numerator: The number of eligible (defined by a series of ICD and procedure codes) high-risk pregnant women who have the specified number of maternal fetal medicine or indicated subspecialty visits during their pregnancy (includes eight sub-measures).

Denominator Statement: Overall number of eligible qualifying high-risk pregnancies using the indicated look-back period.

Measure Set: PQMP

Data Source: Administrative (claims) DataAdministrative Data & Health Records

Target Population: Pregnant Women

Categories: Access to and quality of health and related services, Health Coverage and Access to Care, Access to health professionals and facilities

Additional Information: https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/policymakers/chipra/factsheets/chipra_1415-p009-1-ef.pdf
https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/pqmp/measures/availability/chipra-133-fullreport.pdf

Keywords: Maternal health

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