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CMS Focus on Health Equity

Equity-Related Screening Tools

There are several screening tools available to assist with collection of social drivers of health (SDOH) and/or social risk factor information. For example,* 

As more screening tools and standards become available for collecting SDOH/social risk factor data, the feasibility of including those data in quality measures increases. Measure developers should look for sources of SDOH information and include in quality measure specifications to assist with measuring equity.


*This a non-exhaustive list of screening tools and is not an endorsement of specific tools.

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