NCQA Releases Proposed 2015 HEDIS Measures: AHA Develops 2 pager

Updated:Apr 2,2014
NCQA recently released for public comment the proposed 2015 HEDIS measures. Two of the proposed modifications are cardiovascular-related:
  • Proposed retirement of Cholesterol Management for Patients with Cardiovascular Conditions; and
  • Revision of Controlling High Blood Pressure to reflect recommendations in a report published in JAMA.
The AHA has a document detailing these proposed changes (PDF), including actions it has taken.