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Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine.


Denominator:    Patients 65 years of age and older 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.


Numerator:  Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination.

  • The Pneumococcal vaccine is documented in Immunizations.  See Immunizations.
  • Vaccine may be entered as Administer New or Add Historical.  See Add a New Vaccine or Add a Historical Vaccine.
  • Make sure to enter an Order or Recorded Date for each immunization.
  • If a vaccine was not administered, document the vaccine and the reason under the Not Administered


Office Visit Documentation:

  • Create a Note detailing the patient’s office visit.  See Create a Note.
  • Make sure to include an E&M code under “Procedure Codes” on the Superbill.  See Create a Superbill.
  • Sign the Note.  See Sign Notes.  Once the note is signed, the measure will be added to the Quality Report