Measure 236 (NQF 0018)

Controlling High Blood Pressure
The percentage of patients 18-85 years of age who had a diagnosis of hypertension and whose BP was adequately controlled during the measurement year.

Numerator

- Patient with blood pressure reading < 140/90 recorded in vitals.

Denominator
- Patients with one of the following diabetes mellitus ICD9 codes in the appointment information: "401.0", "401.1", "401.9", "402.00", "402.01", "402.10", "402.11", "402.90", "402.91", "403.00", "403.01", "403.10", "403.11", "403.90", "403.91", "404.00", "404.01", "404.02", "404.03", "404.10", "404.11", "404.12", "404.13", "404.90", "404.91", "404.92", "404.93"

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