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Communication From Provider To Patient: Prescribed Medications Education

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2019
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent procedures used to represent patients who receive prescribed medications education.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Communication. The intent of this data element is to identify patients who receive education on the medications they were prescribed to take.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with SNOMED CT codes representing prescribed medications education.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Communication From Provider To Patient: Prescribed Medications Education value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.117.1.7.1.379)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.3)
Communication From Provider To Patient

To meet criteria using this datatype, the communication indicated by the Communication QDM category and its corresponding value set must be communicated from a provider to a patient.

Timing: The time the communication occurs, or is sent; Author dateTime.

eCQMs using this data element:
QDM Attributes

Author dateTime

The time the data element was entered into the clinical software. Note, some datatypes include both Relevant Time and Author dateTime attributes. The purpose is to accommodate Author dateTime if the actual start and stop times are not available when evaluating for feasibility, and also to allow specification of a time for Negation Rationale.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019