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.
- 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.