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Low Back Pain

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0052
ID# QPP 312

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Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain

Percentage of patients 18-50 years of age with a diagnosis of low back pain who did not have an imaging study (plain X-ray, MRI, CT scan) within 28 days of the diagnosis.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017