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Transmission Alpha Data Dictionary TJC
Version 2013B

Transmission Alphabetical Data Dictionary

These data elements are either used to identify the hospital and measure set associated to the transmitted data or are calculated by the vendor using the hospital’s patient-level data and measure results. These data elements are not used in the Initial Patient Population Algorithms or Measure Algorithms.

Data Element Name Collected For
CMS Certification Number Hospital Clinical Data File, Optional for All Records
Health Care Organization Identifier All Records, Aggregate Data File, Patient Population Data File, Hospital Clinical Data File
Initial Patient Population Size – Medicare Only Transmission, Patient Population Data File
Initial Patient Population Size – Non-Medicare Only Transmission, Patient Population Data File
Measure Set Transmission, Patient Population Data File, Hospital Clinical Data File
National Provider Identifier Transmission
Predicted Value Transmission, Risk Adjustment, Hospital Clinical Data File
Sample Transmission, Aggregate Data File, Hospital Clinical Data File
Sample Size – Medicare Only Transmission, Patient Population Data File
Sample Size – Non-Medicare Only Transmission, Patient Population Data File
Sampling Frequency Transmission, Patient Population Data File
Vendor Tracking Identifier Transmission, Hospital Clinical Data File

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Transmission Alpha Data Dictionary TJC
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2013B)
Discharges 07-01-13 (3Q13) through 12-31-13 (4Q13)