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Breast Cancer Screening

Percentage of women 50 through 74 years of age who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer within 27 months.


Denominator:    Women 50 through 74 years of age with a visit during the measurement period

  • Patient’s age is calculated based on the patient’s Date of Birth, which is entered when you created the patient’s account.


Denominator Exceptions

  • If a Bilateral Mastectomy or Unilateral Mastectomy is documented in the Procedures/Hospitalizations located under History, these patients will be excluded from the denominator


Numerator:  Patients with one or more mammograms any time on or between October 1, 27 months prior to December 31 of the measurement period, not to precede the patient’s 50th birthday.

  • A Mammogram needs to be ordered under Labs/Studies.  See Create Lab Order Request.  


Office Visit Documentation:

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visits.  See Create a Note.
  • Make sure to include an E&M code under “Procedure Codes” on the Superbill.  Only E&M appropriate for an office visit should be used.  No ED visit codes. See Create a Superbill.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes.  Once the note is signed, the measure will be added to the Quality Report.
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