Presentation on theme: "Overview of Chlamydia Screening in HEDIS ® March 2002 Sarah Shih."— Presentation transcript:
Overview of Chlamydia Screening in HEDIS ® March 2002 Sarah Shih
2 Background New measure in HEDIS 2000 Developed in response to need Pilot tests published –Mangione-Smith R et al. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2000; 154(11):1108-1113.
3 Chlamydia Screening Denominator –Females ages 16 - 26 years old, identified as sexually active through diagnostic or procedural codes Numerator –For the Denominator population, lab tests for Chlamydia identified by Administrative Data Sources
4 Chlamydia Screening Reported in two age cohorts –16 - 20 years –21 - 26 years Collected by plans –Medicaid –Commercial
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