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Prevention Quality Indicators Technical Specifications

Prevention 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.

  • PQI 02 Perforated Appendix Admission Rate
  • PQI 09 Low Birth Weight Rate
  • PQI 10 Dehydration Admission Rate

Effective v6.0, the following indicators have been retired.

  • PQI 13 Angina Without Procedure Admission Rate is retired in version 6.0

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

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