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Prevalence – accurate QOF registers

Do you regularly validate your QOF registers? Do you have any idea how much you could be losing if you leave your registers to manage themselves? The example below is a real-life practice example.  Practice A had a data quality assessment in January 2017, they then set to work to rectify the issues we identified […]

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GMS 2017/18 Frailty Contractual Guidance

Frailty is the most problematic expression of ageing we are facing. The aim of this contractual requirement is to proactively identify older people (65+) living with severe or moderate frailty. Those identified will then be offered a medication review (severe) and an annual falls risk assessment (severe & moderate where clinically appropriate) with promotion of […]

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What might the future of QOF look like?

NICE have proposed a set of new indicators for potential inclusion in the NICE indicator menu for general practice. Some of the areas included are: Pulse rhythm assessment and atrial fibrillation: The % of patients aged 65+ who have been diagnosed with one or more of the following conditions: CHD, HF, Hypertension, Diabetes, CKD, PAD or […]

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QOF Read Code Manual

Updated to V36 rule sets, a manual which details every code for each register/indicator as well as exception codes where appropriate.  If you have purchased this manual in the past 3 years, an update costs only £45 inc VAT – first-time purchasers £70 inc VAT. For more information contact Laura on 0152 557407 or email […]

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Do you have an elderly population?

Practices with an elderly population are more likely to have high prevalence for many of their QOF disease areas. If you have an elderly population and low prevalence it is likely you have coding issues which could be costing you thousands of £’s each year. Insight’s on-site QOF Health Check comes with a 100% money-back […]

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