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AHRQ Quality Indicators (QI) Population File Update

AHRQ recently identified inaccuracies with QI Population Files affecting versions 7.0.2 and all prior versions. AHRQ is releasing an updated population file  for SAS QI and a population file patch for Win QI to address these inaccuracies.

Important Notes:

  • If you are using the v2018 ICD-10-CM/PCS (non-risk adjusted) software, NO ACTION is needed. The v2018 software includes the corrected files.
  • For those using QI v7.0.2 ICD-10-CM/PCS and/or prior versions of the software:you will need to take the following steps:

To learn more about the AHRQ QI Population File inaccuracies and resolution, please review the FAQ document available at: http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/News/ICD10_v2018_FAQ.pdf