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["Encounter, Performed": "Hospital Services for urology care"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This set of values focuses on hospital care, specifically for urology care.
Data Element Scope: The intent of this data element is to define hospital CPT services used for urology care.
Inclusion Criteria: Included CPT codes
Exclusion Criteria: None

Constrained to codes in the Encounter, Performed: Hospital Services for urology care value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1164.64)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Encounter, Performed"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document that the encounter indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set is in progress or has been completed.

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Timing: The Relevant Period addresses:

  • startTime – the time the encounter began (admission time)
  • stopTime – the time the encounter ended (discharge time)

The Author dateTime addresses when an Encounter is documented. Documentation can occur at the beginning, during, at the end or subsequent to the end of an Encounter. The Author dateTime should be used only if the Relevant Period cannot be obtained.

The Location Period is an attribute of the attribute facility location addresses:

  • startTime -the time the patient arrived at the location;
  • stopTime -the time the patient departed from the location
QDM Attributes


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