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["Intervention, Order": "Followup within 4 weeks"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent capturing the follow-up encounter within four weeks of the initial encounter.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Encounter. Intention to represent follow-up visits within a 4-week period.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with capturing the follow-up between 1 day to 1 month of the initial finding.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Intervention, Order: Followup within 4 weeks value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.600.1537)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Intervention, Order"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document a request to perform the intervention indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

Timing: The time the order is signed; Author dateTime

QDM Attributes


The time the data element was entered into the clinical software. Note, some datatypes include both Relevant Time and Author dateTime attributes. The purpose is to accommodate Author dateTime if the actual start and stop times are not available when evaluating for feasibility, and also to allow specification of a time for Negation Rationale.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021