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Prevention Quality Indicators Technical Specifications

Prevention Quality Indicators Technical Specifications Updates - Version 6.0 (ICD 10), July 2016

  • Updated Prevention Quality Indicators Technical Specifications (PDF Format), Version 6.0 (Zip File)

  • PQI 01 Diabetes Short-term Complications Admission Rate

  • PQI 02 Perforated Appendix Admission Rate

  • PQI 03 Diabetes Long-term Complications Admission Rate

  • PQI 05 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Asthma in Older Adults Admission Rate

  • PQI 07 Hypertension Admission Rate

  • PQI 08 Heart Failure Admission Rate

  • PQI 09 Low Birth Weight Rate

  • PQI 10 Dehydration Admission Rate

  • PQI 11 Community Acquired Pneumonia Admission Rate

  • PQI 12 Urinary Tract Infection Admission Rate

  • PQI 14 Uncontrolled Diabetes Admission Rate

  • PQI 15 Asthma in Younger Adults Admission Rate

  • PQI 16 Lower-Extremity Amputation among Patients with Diabetes Rate

  • PQI 90 Prevention Quality Overall Composite

  • PQI 91 Prevention Quality Acute Composite

  • PQI 92 Prevention Quality Chronic Composite

  • PQI 93 Prevention Quality Diabetes Composite

  • PQI Appendix A – Admission Codes for Transfers

  • PQI Appendix B – Cardiac Procedure Codes

  • PQI Appendix C – Immunocompromised State Diagnosis and Procedure Codes

  • PQI Appendix D – Definitions of Neonate, Newborn, Normal Newborn, and Outborn

  • Note:
    PQI 13 Angina Without Procedure Admission Rate is retired in version 6.0

Prevention Quality Indicators Technical Specifications for SAS QI and WinQI ICD-10 alpha v5.0 can be found here

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