eCQM Data Element Performance/Reporting Period 2019 Value Set Description from VSAC Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent procedures representing an emergency department encounter. Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Encounter. The intent of this data element is to identify patients who have had an emergency department encounter. Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with an emergency department visit encounter using the SNOMED CT code system. Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions. Constrained to codes in the Encounter, Performed: Emergency Department Visit value set (2.16.840.1.113822.214.171.124.7.1.292) QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.3) Encounter, Performed Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document that the encounter indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set is in progress or has been completed. Timing: The Relevant Period addresses: startTime – the time the encounter began (admission time) stopTime – the time the encounter ended (discharge time) The Author dateTime addresses when an Encounter is documented. Documentation can occur at the beginning, during, at the end or subsequent to the end of an Encounter. The Author dateTime should be used only if the Relevant Period cannot be obtained. The Location Period is an attribute of the attribute facility location addresses: startTime - the time the patient arrived at the location; stopTime - the time the patient departed from the location eCQMs using this data element: CMS111v7 - Median Admit Decision Time to ED Departure Time for Admitted Patients CMS055v7 - Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Departure for Admitted ED Patients CMS032v8 - Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Departure for Discharged ED Patients CMS072v7 - Antithrombotic Therapy By End of Hospital Day 2 CMS104v7 - Discharged on Antithrombotic Therapy CMS108v7 - Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis CMS190v7 - Intensive Care Unit Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis CMS102v7 - Assessed for Rehabilitation CMS071v8 - Anticoagulation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter CMS107v7 - Stroke Education CMS105v7 - Discharged on Statin Medication CMS053v7 - Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival QDM Attributes Admission Source The location from which the patient was admitted (e.g., physician referral, facility from which the patient was transferred). Discharge Disposition The disposition or location to which the patient is transferred at the time of hospital discharge. Principal Diagnosis The coded diagnosis/problem established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning the admission of the patient to the hospital for care. Relevant Period Relevant Period addresses the time between the start of an action to the end of an action. Each datatype using relevant period defines specific definitions for the start and stop time for the action listed.