Back to top
Top

Diagnosis: Morbid Obesity

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2021
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This set of values focuses on morbid obesity as well as BMI ranges relating to morbid obesity.
Data Element Scope: The intent of this data element is to identify morbid obesity by diagnosis and BMI values.
Inclusion Criteria: Morbid obesity and associated BMI values
Exclusion Criteria: None

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: Morbid Obesity value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1164.67)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)

Diagnosis

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the Condition/Diagnosis/Problem and its corresponding value set. The onset dateTime corresponds to the implicit start dateTime of the datatype and the abatement dateTime corresponds to the implicit stop dateTime of the datatype. If the abatement dateTime is not present, then the diagnosis is considered to still be active. When this datatype is used with timing relationships, the criterion is looking for an active diagnosis for the time frame indicated by the timing relationships.

Timing: The prevalencePeriod references the time from the onset date to the abatement date.

QDM Attributes

Prevalence Period

Prevalance Period is the time from onset dateTime to abatement dateTime.
Last Updated: Jun 08, 2020