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Specifications Manual, Version 2.2b

Discharges 04/01/2007 to 09/30/2007

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Specifications Manual for discharges 04/01/2007 - 09/30/2007.

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Acknowledgment Document  (12-2006)
Introduction  (12-2006)
Table Of Contents  (12-2006)
Using the Manual  (12-2006)

Section 1 -  Data Dictionary  (12-2006)
Introduction
Data Integrity
Interpretation of Data Dictionary Terms
Data Element Dictionary Terms
General Abstraction Guidelines

Alphabetical Data Element List (1-2007)
Data Element Pages (2-2007)
Section 2 - Measurement Information
Section 2.1
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)  (1-2007)
  • AMI National Quality Measures
  • AMI Data Element List
  • AMI ICD Population
Measure Information Form (MIF) / Flowchart (Algorithm)
Section 2.2
Heart Failure (HF) (1-2007)
  • HF National Quality Measures
  • HF Data Element List
  • HF ICD Population
 Measure Information Form (MIF) / Flowchart (Algorithm)
Section 2.3
Pneumonia (PN)  (1-2007)
  • PN National Quality Measures
  • PN Data Element List
  • PN ICD Population
Measure Information Form (MIF) / Flowchart (Algorithm)
Section 2.4

Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)  (1-2007)

  • SCIP National Quality Measures
  • SCIP Data Element List
  • SCIP ICD Population
Measure Information Form (MIF) / Flowchart (Algorithm)
Section 2.5
Pregnancy and Related Conditions (PR)  (1-2007)
  • PR National Quality Measures
  • PR Data Element List
  • PR ICD Population
Measure Information Form (MIF) / Flowchart (Algorithm)
Section 3 -  Missing and Invalid Data  (1-2007)

Introduction

Data Collection and the Unable to be Determined (UTD) Allowable Value

Missing and Invalid Episode of Care (EOC) Data

Section 4 - Population and Sampling Specifications (12-2006)
Introduction
Order of Data Flow
Sample Size Requirements
Sampling Approaches
Transmission of ICD Population and Sample Data Elements
Section 5 - Data Quality (12-2005)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 6 - Risk Adjustment (6-2006)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 7 - Steps to Calculate Rates and Measurements (12-2005)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 8 -  National Hospital Quality Measure Verification Process  (12-2006)
(Joint Commission Performance Measurement Systems Only)
Section 9 -  National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission  (1-2007)

Introduction
Joint Commission National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission
CMS National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission

CMS and Joint Commission Guidelines for Submission of Data

Section 10 - CMS Risk-Adjusted 30-Day Mortality Measures (12-2006)

MORT-30-AMI: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality  (12-2006)

MORT-30-HF: Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality  (12-2006)

MORT-30-PN: Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality  (12-2006)

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