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Must facilities differentiate screening from diagnostic studies when analyzing their medical outcomes audit data?

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No. Although facilities must include all positive mammograms in the audit, they are not required to perform separate analyses for screening and diagnostic examinations. However, it may be in the facility’s best interest to perform separate analyses for screening and diagnostic examinations, since the facility may gain important information leading to improvements in mammography quality.

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