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Stage 2 Core Measure 5

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Objective: Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older.
Measure: More than 80 percent of all unique patients 13 years old or older seen by the EP during the EHR reporting period have smoking status recorded as structured data.
Exclusion: Any EP who sees no patients 13 years old or older.

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TennCare Notes
This objective aligns exactly with Core Measure 9 in Stage 1, with the measure advancing the threshold from 50 percent to 80 percent.