Is Cologuard included in the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures? Why does this matter?

Yes, Cologuard is included in the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures for colon cancer screening as of 2016.

HEDIS is a helpful tool used by more than 90% of health plans in America. The quality measures analyze the performance of healthcare services and care.

The data and results are used to make improvements in the healthcare provider's quality of care and service.