Percentage of medical patients aged 18 and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months and who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user. The Tobacco Use measure was revised in 2016 and is not comparable to prior years. This measure was aligned with a specific clinical measure, CMS138v6, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For more information about this eCQM, see https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/ep/2018/cms138v6.
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