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Patient Characteristic, Sex: Female

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2021
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: Concepts that represent Female when assessing quality measures
Data Element Scope: Gender
Inclusion Criteria: Appropriate female gender concepts
Exclusion Criteria: Concepts representing Male gender

Constrained to codes in the Patient Characteristic, Sex: Female value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.560.100.2)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

Patient Characteristic, Sex

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document that the patient's sex matches the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

Timing: Birth (administrative) sex does not have a specific timing.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2020