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["Physical Exam, Performed": "Retinal or Dilated Eye Exam"]

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent patients who have received a retinal or dilated eye exam.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype related to Physical Exam, Performed.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with procedural codes that indicate a retinal and dilated eye exam took place.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Physical Exam, Performed: Retinal or Dilated Eye Exam value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.115.12.1088)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Physical Exam, Performed"

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

Timing: The Relevant Period addresses:

  • startTime – the time the physical examination activity begins
  • stopTime – the time the physical examination activity ends

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

eCQMs using this data element:
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