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MU Stage 1 - Core Measures

Core 9 : Record Smoking Status

Measure Overview : Record smoking status of patients 13 years and older.

Denominator : Number of unique patients age 13 or older seen by the Provider during the EHR reporting period.

Numerator : Number of patients in the denominator with smoking status recorded as structured data.

Stage 1 Goal : 50%

Exclusion : Provider who only see patients younger than 13 years old.

ChARM EHR Workflow : Follow the steps below to record patient's smoking status.

  1. Search and select the patient
  2. Go to Patient Details > Demographics section
  3. Click on 'Edit Patient Demographics' link
  4. Choose patient's smoking status and save

For more information, refer to the CMS guideline for this measure