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Principal Diagnosis: Substance Abuse

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent substance abuse.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) attribute Principal Diagnosis.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with diagnosis codes that identify substance abuse. This is a grouping of ICD-10-CM and SNOMED CT codes.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Principal Diagnosis: Substance Abuse value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.106.12.1004)

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.3)

Principal Diagnosis

The coded diagnosis/problem established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning the admission of the patient to the hospital for care.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019