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["Diagnostic Study, Performed": "CT Colonography"]

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2020
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent identify a computed tomographic (CT) colonography.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Procedure.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with patients that have had a CT colonography. This is a grouping of CPT and SNOMED CT codes.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Diagnostic Study, Performed: CT Colonography value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.108.12.1038)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Diagnostic Study, Performed"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the completion of the diagnostic study indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

Timing: The Relevant Period addresses:

  • startTime – when the diagnostic study is initiated
  • stopTime – when the diagnostic study is completed

Examples:

  • Initiation of a treadmill stress test to the time the treadmill stress test has completed
  • Initiation of the ultrasound study until completion of the ultrasound study
eCQMs using this data element:
QDM Attributes

relevantPeriod

Relevant Period addresses the time between the start of an action to the end of an action. Each datatype using relevant period defines specific definitions for the start and stop time for the action listed.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021