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Transmission Alpha Data Dictionary TJC
Version 2010A

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 Transmission
Health Care Organization Identifier Transmission, Aggregate Data File, Patient Population 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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Related Topics

Related Topics
d. Missing and Invalid Data
a. Table of Contents
g1. Transmission of Data
g3. Transmission Data Processing Flow: Clinical
g4. Transmission Data Processing Flow: Population and Sampling

Transmission Alpha Data Dictionary TJC
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures
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