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["Intervention, Performed": "Counseling for Nutrition"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent nutrition counseling.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Intervention.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with identifying counseling for nutrition, including codes for medical nutrition therapy, dietetics services, education about diet or different types of diets (e.g., low fat diet, high fiber diet), and weight loss management. This is a grouping of SNOMED CT codes.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Intervention, Performed: Counseling for Nutrition value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.195.12.1003)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Intervention, Performed"

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

Timing: The Relevant Period addresses:

  • startTime – the time the intervention begins
  • stopTime – the time the intervention ends

NOTE - timing refers to a single instance of an intervention. If a measure seeks to evaluate multiple interventions over a period of time, the measure developer should use CQL logic to represent the query request.

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