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Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2016A1)
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Data Element
Version 2016A1

Data Element Name: E/M Code
Collected For: ACHFOP,
Definition:The code used to report evaluation and management services provided in the outpatient department clinic or emergency department.
Suggested Data Collection Question:What was the E/M code documented for this outpatient encounter?
Format:
Length:5
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

Select the E/M code from Appendix A, Table 1.0.
Notes for Abstraction:None
Suggested Data Sources:

  • Outpatient medical record
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
Refer to Appendix A, Table 1.0, E/M Codes None

E/M Code
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2016A1)
Discharges 10-01-16 through 12-31-16 (4Q16)
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