Skip To The Main Content
 
Explore this Topic:

Followup visit for children and adolescents on antipsychotics

Numerator: One or more followup visits with a practitioner with prescribing authority, within 30 days of the date on which a new antipsychotic prescription was dispensed.

Denominator Statement: Children age 1 to 20 years with a new prescription of an antipsychotic medication during the measurement year.

Measure Set: PQMP

Data Source: Administrative (claims) DataHealth Plan/Insurance Data

Target Population: Adolescents, Children

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Health Service Utilization, Mental, relational, emotional, and behavioral health services

Additional Information: http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/factsheets/index.html#tab1

Keywords: Medication Management, Mental/Behavioral Health Treatment

Back to Measure Catalog