Last update: November 17, 2020
Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) measures are used by the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA), UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and care providers to evaluate and improve health care quality for patients. Meeting HEDIS® measures help your patients stay as healthy as possible.
This measure reflects the percentage of children, ages 3-18, who were diagnosed with pharyngitis, dispensed an antibiotic and received a group A streptococcus strep test for the episode.
Strategies to improve this measure: