Percentage of patients aged 12 years and older screened for clinical depression on the date of the visit using an age-appropriate standardized depression screening tool, and, if screening is positive, for whom a follow-up plan is documented on the date of the positive screen. The Depression Screening and Follow-up measure was revised in 2016 and is not comparable to prior years. This measure was aligned with a specific clinical measure, CMS2v6, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For more information about this eCQM, see https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/ep/2019/cms002v8.
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