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Antipsychotic use in children under 5 years old

Numerator: The number of patients under 5 years of age with one or more prescription claims for an antipsychotic medication with days supply that total greater than or equal to 30 days

Denominator Statement: Children who are less than 5 years old at any point during the measurement period, and also enrolled in a health plan for one month or longer during the measurement period

Measure Set: NQF

Data Source: Claims DataHealth Plan/Insurance Data

Target Population: Children, Infants

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Health Service Utilization, Health service utilization: Diagnosis, treatment, and hospitalization

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Keywords: Mental Health

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