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DUR/PPS Level Of Effort

Name:DUR/PPS Level Of Effort
Field:474-8E
Definition:Code indicating the level of effort as determined by the complexity of decision-making or resources utilized by a pharmacist to perform a professional service.
Type:Data Element
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Version:04-2014
Registration Authority:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Source:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Values for: DUR/PPS Level Of Effort
Value Value Meaning
0 Not Specified
11 Level 1 (Lowest) = Straightforward: Service involves minimal diagnosis or treatment options, minimal amount or complexity of data considered, and minimal risk; AND/OR Requires 1 to 4 MINUTES of the pharmacist's time.
12 Level 2 (Low Complexity) = Service involves limited diagnosis or treatment options, limited amount or complexity of data considered, and low risk; AND/OR Requires 5 to 14 MINUTES of the pharmacist's time.
13 Level 3 (Moderate Complexity) = Service involves moderate diagnosis or treatment options, moderate amount or complexity of data considered, and moderate risk; AND/OR Requires 15 to 29 MINUTES of the pharmacist's time.
14 Level 4 (High Complexity) = Service involves multiple diagnosis or treatment options, extensive amount or complexity of data considered, and high risk; AND/OR Requires 30 to 59 minutes of the pharmacist's time.
15 Level 5 (Highest) = Comprehensive = Service involves extensive diagnosis or treatment options, exceptional amount or complexity of data considered, and very high risk; AND/OR Counseling or coordination of care dominated the encounter and requires equal to or greater than 60 minutes of the pharmacist's time.
 
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