What is AMP HEDIS Measure?
1. The percentage of patients 1 to 17 that had two or more antipsychotic prescriptions and had both of the following in the measurement year:
+Had at least one test for blood glucose: blood glucose test, or HbA1c test
+ Had At least one cholesterol test, or LCL-C test
Eligible population ages: 1 to 17 years of age as of December 31 of the measurement year.
Qualifying Numerator codes that can be found on NCQA website.
Below is a partial list:
September 2020 – OLU_Newsletter_FINAL for remediation
How to successfully meet this measure:
- Use NCQA coding tips to actively reflect care rendered. Routinely tell members who are on an antipsychotic medication to have their blood glucose or cholesterol tested at least annually.
- Follow up with the parents of your patients to discuss and educate on lab results.
- Coordinate care with the behavioral health specialists treating your patients.