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A committee of the College of American Pathologists briefly posted for comment draft recommendations for laboratories to consider when validating WSI for primary diagnosis.
With only a few exceptions, there was little gender variability in the distribution of the 10 most common primary diagnosis categories (Table 2).
The database algorithm classified a case as not MS if the patient did not have, on average, at least one healthcare encounter each year with MS coded as the primary diagnosis, did not have a service-connected disability for MS, and did not use a DMA.
Other than substance abuse or dependence, family relationship problems, couples relationship problems, mood disorders and anxiety disorders were most often reported as a primary diagnosis (see Table 4).
But a primary diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia prompts some Medicare carriers and intermediaries to automatically restrict or deny access to physical, occupational, speech, and other therapies--services commonly covered by Medicare for patients without Alzheimer's.
Andrew is 11 years old, and he has a primary diagnosis of congenital brain anomaly and semilobar holoprosencephaly (resulting from the failure during fetal development to form two hemispheres in the brain).
They also noted each patient's primary diagnosis, as well as any secondary illness.
The need to construct a "huge bridge" proved to be the metaphor for what would be needed to assist consumers in a work exploration project implemented at a rehabilitation day treatment program: a mental health service for Hmong female refugees whose primary diagnosis included major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Therefore, viewed liberally, percent of interrater agreement from the initial psychiatric evaluation primary diagnosis to the psychological evaluation primary diagnosis was 77.
The CHAMPUS health care summary by primary diagnosis for Offutt Air Force Base was reviewed for all claims, including claims for internal partnerships for 1990 and 1991.
along with a primary diagnosis of SLD when independently evaluated by licensed doctoral psychologists (Lapan, Koller & Holliday, 1991).