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Specifications Manual, Version 1.02

Discharges 07/01/2005 to 09/30/2005

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Specifications Manual, Version 1.02, for discharges 07/01/2005 - 09/30/2005.

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Acknowledgment Document (9-2004)
Introduction (11-2004)
Table Of Contents (11-2004)
Using the Manual (9-2004)

Section 1 -  Data Dictionary (2-2005)
Introduction
Data Integrity
Interpretation of Data Dictionary Terms
Data Element Dictionary Terms
General Abstraction Guidelines

Alphabetical Data Element List (2-2005)
Data Element Pages A-F (2-2005)
Data Element Pages G-Z (2-2005)
Section 2 - Measurement Information
Section 2.1
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) (2-2005)
  • AMI National Quality Measures
  • AMI Data Element List
  • AMI Measure Population
Measure Information Form (MIF)/Flowchart
Section 2.2
Heart Failure (HF) (2-2005)
  • HF National Quality Measures
  • HF Data Element List
  • HF Measure Population
Measure Information Form (MIF)/Flowchart
Section 2.3
Pneumonia (PN) (2-2005)
  • PN National Quality Measures
  • PN Data Element List
  • PN Measure Population
Measure Information Form (MIF)/Flowchart
Section 2.4
Surgical Infection Prevention (SIP) (2-2005)
  • SIP National Quality Measures
  • SIP Data Element List
  • SIP Measure Population
Measure Information Form (MIF)/Flowchart
Section 2.5
Pregnancy and Related Conditions (PR) (2-2005)
  • PR National Quality Measures
  • PR Data Element List
  • PR Measure Population
Measure Information Form (MIF)/Flowchart
Section 3 -  Missing and Invalid Data (9-2004)
(Joint Commission Performance Measures Systems Only)
Section 4 -  Sampling Methods (11-2004)
Introduction Sampling Availability
Sample Size Requirements
Sample Size Examples
Sampling Approaches
Section 5 -  Data Quality (11-2004)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 6 -  Risk Adjustment (9-2004)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)

Introduction
Risk Model Application Steps
Examples of Risk Adjustment Data Element Calculations
Risk Model Example
Section 7 -  Steps to Calculate Rates and Measurements (9-2004)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 8 -  National Hospital Quality Measure Verification Process (2-2005)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)

Introduction
Overview of the Verification Process
Process to Complete National Hospital Quality Measure Verification
Front-end Filters and Verification
Submitting Verification Results
Verification Results File Format
Test Cases
  • Introduction
  • Format and Distribution
Section 9 -  National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission (2-2005)
Introduction
Joint Commission National Hospital Quality
Measure Data Transmission

CMS National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission (2-2005)
Appendices

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