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Question: Elective Carotid Intervention


This question has follow-up question(s): Why has this indicator has changed to include the word "elective"?

Version 3.0b stroke measure specifications, Elective Carotid Intervention: Does medical record documentation have to include the word "elective" to select "Yes"?

Answer:

Version 3.0b specifications require that "elective" be explicitly documented by the MD/APN/PA to select "Yes". When documentation of the procedure is not linked with elective, select "No".

Question Details
Focus area(s): Chart Abstracted Measure Specifications – Clinical, Related Manual - Data Quality Manual
Related documents: STK, Admitted for Elective Carotid Endarterectomy,
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