Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype related to Procedure, Order or Intervention, Order. The intent of this value set is to identify all patients receiving hospice care outside of a hospital or long term care facility.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with hospice care concepts.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes concepts for palliative care or comfort measures.
Constrained to codes in the Intervention, Order: Hospice Care Ambulatory value set
Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document a request to perform the intervention indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set.
Timing: The time the order is signed; author dateTime.
Note: negation rationale indicates a one-time documentation of a reason an activity is not performed. Negation of QDM datatype-related actions for a reason always use the author dateTime attribute to reference timing and must not use relevantPeriod.