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Discharge Disposition: Patient Expired

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent a patient who has died in the hospital.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) attribute related to Discharge Disposition. The intent of this data element is to identify the discharge status of patient expired as an attribute of the inpatient encounter.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with codes for a patient who had died in the hospital. Codes used are to be SNOMED CT codes only.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Discharge Disposition: Patient Expired value set (2.16.840.1.113883.

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

Discharge Disposition

The disposition, or location to which the patient is transferred at the time of hospital discharge.
Last Updated: Jun 08, 2020