NevadaState Snapshot for Ambulatory

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Nevada for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis - (Kt/V) 12 or higher 2016 95.4 Better than Average 2015 92.1 Worse than Average
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment 2013 96.2 Better than Average 2008 85.5 Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2016 0.94 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months and needed care, tests, or treatment who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatment, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 8.19 Average 2011 4.92 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months and needed care, tests, or treatment who sometimes or never found it easy to get the care, tests, or treatment, Medicare managed care 2016 9.65 Average 2011 9.22 Average
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 13.8 Average 2010 9.68 Average
Adults who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months who sometimes or never found it easy to see a specialist, Medicare managed care 2016 13.7 Average 2010 13.9 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare managed care 2016 4.59 Average 2010 6.19 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare managed care 2016 5.15 Average 2010 6.64 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 6.08 Average 2010 4.57 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare managed care 2016 6.04 Average 2010 9.53 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 8.82 Average 2010 6.30 Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 (worst grade) to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare managed care 2016 12.3 Average 2010 19.3 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got advice to quit smoking from provider, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 43.7 Average 2010 52.6 Average
Adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got advice to quit smoking from provider, Medicare managed care 2016 43.8 Average 2010 50.1 Average
Adult hemodialysis patients who use arteriovenous fistulas as the primary mode of vascular access 2015 63.2 Average 2012 61.2 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 2015 92.3 Average 2000 87.3 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 2015 93.7 Average 2000 88.0 Average
Adolescents ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2015 80.2 Average 2008 27.5 Worse than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 2015 84.7 Average 2000 79.1 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine 2015 92.9 Average 2000 61.4 Worse than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine 2015 91.4 Average 2000 84.6 Worse than Average
Adolescents ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 2015 86.1 Average 2008 47.7 Better than Average
Adolescents ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2015 74.6 Average 2008 33.6 Average
Adolescent aged 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2015 30.3 Average 2012 17.3 Average
Adolescent males ages 13-15 who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2015 22.9 Average
Adolescents ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 2015 89.7 Average 2008 44.9 Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2012 15.5 Average 2000 22.0 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 2010 71.6 Average 2001 61.3 Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 30.5 Average
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 67.4 Average 2001 68.5 Better than Average
People who needed to see a doctor but could not because of cost in the past 12 months 2010 16.7 Average 2009 17.3 Worse than Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 6.90 Worse than Average 2010 4.27 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 6.37 Worse than Average 2010 3.14 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare managed care 2016 7.00 Worse than Average 2010 7.17 Worse than Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 (worst grade) to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare fee-for-service 2016 16.7 Worse than Average 2010 13.8 Average
Adult end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 2015 27.7 Worse than Average 2012 28.0 Worse than Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2015 10.8 Worse than Average 2000 17.9 Average
Percent of hemodialysis patients whose hemoglobin level is less than 10 g/dL 2015 18.8 Worse than Average 2009 3.73 Worse than Average
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course 2014 41.5 Worse than Average 2008 36.2 Worse than Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 2010 41.9 Worse than Average 2009 55.5 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 2010 61.4 Worse than Average 2001 64.1 Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 33.3 Worse than Average
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 59.3 Worse than Average 2001 65.1 Average
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 2009 73.3 Worse than Average 2001 71.5 Average
Measures With No Performance Data
Measure
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years
Adolescent ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
Adolescents ages 13-15 years (excluding adolescents who have had varicella) vaccinated with at least 2 doses of varicella
Adolescents ages 16-17 years (excluding adolescents who have had varicella) vaccinated with at least 2 doses of varicella
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicare man
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicaid
Composite measure: Adults ages 50-75 who received any type of colorectal cancer screening
Composite measure: Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicare fee
Composite measure: Children ages 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines
Composite measure: Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 6 months whose health providers always listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them, Medicaid
Composite: People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months