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EHR: Smoking Status

 

EHR Modified Stage 2: This measure is not part of EHR modified stage 2.
EHR Stage 1: Core Measure 9
EHR Stage 2: Core Measure 5

Overview

Patients 13 years of age and older who are seen by the provider during the reporting period should have smoking status assessed.

Exclusions Available? Yes, if you don't see patients 13 years of age and older.

Resources:

Calculations

In the Measures Report the provider percentage for Smoking is calculated using the following information:

  • Denominator:  All unique patients age 13 years or older with at least one completed procedure by the provider during the reporting period.
  • Numerator: Patients in the denominator who have a smoking or tobacco use status recorded.

Setup

EHR General Setup

Instructions

Assess Smoking Status and Interventions

CQMs

For Clinical Quality Measure #138, Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention, providers should document interventions for patients 18 and older who have been assessed as a tobacco user in the last 24 months.

Resources:
CQM Definitions (description, denominator, numerator)
Set a Default CQM Encounter Code
Assess Tobacco Status and Interventions

 

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