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Patient Characteristic Sex: Female

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent female.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype related to Patient Characteristic Sex.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with appropriate female gender concepts.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes 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 5.3)

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: Oct 17, 2019