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8.16.2023 Kidney Health Evaluation for Patients With Diabetes (KED) What is the intent of removing LOINC code 32294-1 from the Urine Albumin Creatinine Ratio Lab Test Value Set?

The KED measure provides actionable information for chronic kidney disease identification and management. General guidance from our experts is that tests included in the measure should align with guideline recommendations from the American Diabetes Association and the National Kidney Foundation. For this reason, only quantitative uACR tests are allowed and semi-quantitative tests are not considered measure compliant. Removing LOINC code 32294-1 from the value set maintains these coding parameters.

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