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Patient Characteristic, Birthdate: Birth date

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2020
Direct Reference Code

Constrained to 'Birth date' LOINC code

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

Patient Characteristic Birthdate

The Patient Characteristic Birthdate data element should document the patient’s date of birth. Timing: The Patient Characteristic, Birthdate is a single point in time representing the date and time of birth. It does not have a start and stop time. Note: Patient Characteristic Birthdate is fixed to LOINC code 21112-8 (Birth date) and therefore cannot be further qualified with a value set.

eCQMs using this data element:
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019