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["Discharge Disposition": "Other Health Care Facility"]

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This set of values contains SNOMEDCT codes for for environments of care representing post-acute and psychiatric settings.
Data Element Scope: The intent of this data element is to identify patients with an admission source of an other health care facility. Using the Quality Data Model, this particular element will map to the Transfer From category.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes codes representing extended care facilities, intermediate care facilities, LTACHs, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, veterans homes, and psychiatric hospitals.
Exclusion Criteria: Exclude codes representing acute inpatient and outpatient environments of care.

Constrained to codes in the Discharge Disposition: Other Health Care Facility value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1029.67)

QDM Attribute and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)


The disposition or location to which the patient is transferred at the time of hospital discharge.
eCQMs using this data element:
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021