Summary of Changes

The HIV/AIDS Bureau reviewed previous versions of the Performance Measures and revised the text and references. Key updates include the following:

  • Updated references to National Quality Forum number for the following measures:
    • HIV Viral Load Suppression
    • Prescription of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy
    • HIV Medical Visit Frequency
    • Gap in HIV Medical Visits
  • Removed reference to the HIV Research Network
  • Updated links to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Updated HHS Clinical Practice Guidelines language for all measures
  • Updated measure details for the following measures:
    • Prescription of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy (corrected typographical error in numerator and denominator language)
    • HIV Medical Visit Frequency (corrected typographical error in numerator)
    • Pneumocystis Jiroverci Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis (included acronym in numerator, and corrected typographical error in denominator)
  • Added comparison data references to Healthy People 2030, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. initiative, the HIV Quality Measures Module and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Compass Dashboard
  • Within the "Use in Other Federal Programs" section, included reference to Healthy People 2030, the National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, and/or the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative (as applicable) for all measures. Included reference to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System for the HIV Viral Load Suppression and HIV Medical Visit Frequency measures
  • Updated the HRSA contact email address in the Accessibility section
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