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["Diagnosis": "Liver Disease"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent a diagnosis of liver disease.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype or attribute related to Diagnosis. The intent of this value set is to capture liver disease that would indicate that a statin medication may not be appropriate.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with acute and chronic liver conditions that may represent the liver is failing. Examples of conditions include concepts associated with, but are not limited to, the following: alcoholic liver damage, cirrhosis, hepatitis C and E, and liver necrosis.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes hepatitis A and hepatitis B.

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: Liver Disease value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1047.42)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)


Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the Condition/Diagnosis/Problem and its corresponding value set. The onset dateTime corresponds to the implicit start dateTime of the datatype and the abatement dateTime corresponds to the implicit stop dateTime of the datatype. If the abatement dateTime is not present, then the diagnosis is considered to still be active. When this datatype is used with timing relationships, the criterion is looking for an active diagnosis for the time frame indicated by the timing relationships.

Timing: The Prevalence Period references the time from the onset date to the abatement date.

QDM Attributes


Prevalance Period is the time from onset dateTime to abatement dateTime.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021