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Patient Characteristic, Sex: Male

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: Concepts that represent Male when assessing quality measures
Data Element Scope: Gender
Inclusion Criteria: Appropriate male gender concepts
Exclusion Criteria: concepts representing Female gender

Constrained to codes in the Patient Characteristic, Sex: Male value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.560.100.1)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

Patient Characteristic Sex

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document that the patient's sex matches the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

Timing: Birth (administrative) sex does not have a specific timing.

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019