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Inpatient Quality Indicators Technical Specifications

Inpatient Quality Indicators Technical Specifications Updates - Version v2019 (ICD 10-CM/PCS), July 2019

Retired Indicators

Effective v2019, the following indicators have been retired. For additional information, refer to the retirement announcements: Indicators Retirement Announcement.

  • IQI 01 Esophageal Resection Volume
  • IQI 02 Pancreatic Resection Volume
  • IQI 04 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair Volume
  • IQI 05 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • IQI 06 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Volume
  • IQI 07 Carotid Endarterectomy Volume
  • IQI 13 Craniotomy Mortality Rate
  • IQI 14 Hip Replacement Mortality Rate

Effective v7.0, the following indicators have been retired. For additional information, refer to the retirement announcements: IQ Area Level Indicators , IQ Hospital Level Indicators.

  • IQI 23 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Rate
  • IQI 24 Incidental Appendectomy in the Elderly Rate
  • IQI 25 Bilateral Cardiac Catheterization Rate
  • IQI 26 Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Rate
  • IQI 27 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Rate
  • IQI 28 Hysterectomy Rate
  • IQI 29 Laminectomy or Spinal Fusion Rate

Inpatient Quality Indicators Technical Specifications for SAS QI and WinQI ICD-10 v2018 can be found here

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